By James A. Hawkins
A universal Virtue has the immediacy and punch of today’s fears because it attracts on yesterday’s headlines. while the armies of Ho Chi Mihn push around the demilitarized region on a scale by no means suggestion attainable and concurrently strike at countless numbers of ambitions, American Marines are on the vanguard depending on info from a different reconnaissance strength that's the in simple terms factor which 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 awful paperwork 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 has to be performed to slot into the main unique fraternity within the world.
A universal Virtue is ready the opposite half 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 wishes not anything greater than for him to stick domestic and love her. it truly is approximately becoming into manhood in a poisonous the US and a global long gone mad. tricky offerings, painful reviews, and an intuition for survival paintings to create a pacesetter of legend.
Exciting, historic, and much achieving, A universal Virtue is an bold and explosive construction; one who may possibly purely were written by way of person who used to be there.
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A Common Virtue: A Novel by James A. Hawkins