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By James A. Hawkins

ISBN-10: 161251796X

ISBN-13: 9781612517964

Becoming a guy is hard . . . even within the better of conditions, but if it has to be performed in 1968 and with the 12 months of the Monkey set to blow up onto the towns and battlefields of a war-torn state, it is just the superior who make the grade.

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 concept attainable and at the same time strike at enormous quantities of goals, American Marines are on the vanguard – depending on info from a distinct reconnaissance strength that's the purely factor that may 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 during the annals of the terrible 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 unique fraternity within the world.

A universal Virtue is set 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 becoming into manhood in a poisonous the United States and an international long gone mad. difficult offerings, painful stories, and an intuition for survival paintings to create a pace-setter of legend.

Exciting, historic, and much attaining, A universal Virtue is an bold and explosive construction; one who might in simple terms were written through one that was once there.

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