How Can You Mend This Purple Heart

How Can You Mend This Purple Heart

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Like the Afghan war today and the ten-year-war in Iraq, the Vietnam War tore at the bodies and souls of those who served, particularly the nearly 1,100 Americans who lost multiple limbs and returned home from Vietnam to face a different kind of battle: acceptance. In this riveting first novel, winner of the Military Writers Society of America 2010 Silver Medal Award, author T.L. Gould draws upon his experience recovering in a military hospital to create a plain truth, no-holds-barred narrative, stark in its simplicity, detail and humor. From dressing changes and morphine drips to off-site forays under a fence and into neighborhood bars and brothels, Gould chronicles the precipitous journey to recovery of the men of Ward 2B; how they learned to walk again,to love again, and to triumph over the most impossible odds.

Product Details

  • Author: T. L. Gould
  • Publication Date: 2009-03-24
  • Publisher: Ideas into Books WESTVIEW
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Ideas into Books WESTVIEW
  • Binding: Paperback, 194 pages
  • Brand: Brand: Published by Westview
  • Features:
    • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 902L x 598W x 45H
    • Weight: 291
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 890L x 590W x 70H
    • Weight: 70
  • List Price: $13.95
  • ISBN: 1935271040
  • ASIN: 1935271040

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