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By James A. Hawkins

ISBN-10: 161251796X

ISBN-13: 9781612517964

Becoming a guy is tough . . . even within the better of situations, but if it needs to be performed in 1968 and with the yr of the Monkey set to blow up onto the towns and battlefields of a war-torn country, it's only some of the best who make the grade.

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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