By James A. Hawkins
A universal Virtue has the immediacy and punch of today’s fears because it attracts on yesterday’s headlines. whilst the armies of Ho Chi Mihn push around the demilitarized sector on a scale by no means idea attainable and concurrently strike at 1000s of objectives, American Marines are on the vanguard depending on details from a distinct reconnaissance strength that's the in basic terms factor that could cease Hanoi from utilizing a brand new Year’s chance to grab the country.
This is the tale of Paul Jackson, Sole survivor of a hillside bloodbath, Marine Corps sniper and reconnaissance innovator, and his epic march throughout the annals of the bad forms that's the usa army in 1968. An eighteen-year-old Marine learns, at an early age, what he needs to do to outlive; what he needs to do to excel; and what needs to be performed to slot into the main particular fraternity within the world.
A universal Virtue is ready the opposite 1/2 heroism, the half that pits a warrior opposed to an American public that despises his uniform, opposed to inner factions that model him a coward,” and opposed to a gorgeous lady who desires not anything greater than for him to stick domestic and love her. it really is approximately starting to be into manhood in a poisonous the USA and an international long past mad. tricky offerings, painful reviews, and an intuition for survival paintings to create a pacesetter of legend.
Exciting, old, and much attaining, A universal Virtue is an bold and explosive production; one who might merely were written by means of one that was once there.
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A Common Virtue: A Novel by James A. Hawkins