Fortunate Son

Fortunate Son

The Autobiography of Lewis B. Puller, Jr

Book - 1991
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Lewis B. Puller, Jr.'s memoir is a moving story of a man born into a proud military legacy who struggles to rebuild his world after the Vietnam War has shattered his body and his ideals. Raised in the shadow of his father, Marine General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, a hero of five wars, young Lewis went to Southeast Asia at the height of the Vietnam War and served with distinction as an officer in his father's beloved Corps. But when he tripped a booby-trapped howitzer round, triggering an explosion that would cost him his legs, his career as a soldier ended, and the battle to reclaim his life began.
Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, c1991.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780802136909
0802136907
9780802112187
0802112188
Branch Call Number: BIO PULLER, L. Puller
Characteristics: 389 p. ;,25 cm.

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