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Heart of a patriot : how I found the courage to survive Vietnam, Walter Reed and Karl Rove

Author: Max Cleland; Ben Raines
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A searing memoir of recovery and triumph by one of America's finest patriots, detailing his remarkable journey from smalltown Georgia to Vietnam to a U.S. Senate seat, his trajectory serving as scaffolding for a withering critique of the Bush administration's handling of September 11.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Max Cleland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Cleland; Ben Raines
ISBN: 9781439126059 1439126054
OCLC Number: 316028235
Description: viii, 259 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 The Charge of the Light Brigade 7 --
2 Beginnings 17 --
3 Discovery 31 --
4 Splendor in the Grass 37 --
5 The Oval Office 45 --
6 Vietnam 53 --
7 Hanging in the Balance 59 --
8 Lz Home 65 --
9 Walter Wonderful 77 --
10 The Hopeless 89 --
11 The Candidate 107 --
12 State Senator 117 --
13 To Care for Him who has Borne the Battle 127 --
14 A Job for Life 135 --
15 A Splendid Misery 145 --
16 Turning Point 159 --
17 The Bush Era 167 --
18 "We're Going to War" 179 --
19 The Last Race 187 --
20 An Infamous Commission 201 --
21 "We Are Drowning in War" 215 --
22 Band of Brothers 233 --
23 Swift-Boated 243 --
24 A Time to Heal 249.
Responsibility: Max Cleland, with Ben Raines.

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"A powerful testament to one veteran's struggles and successes... A classic American triumph." --"Roll Call"

 
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