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American Patriot - by Robert Coram (Paperback)

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During the course of his military career, Bud Day won every available combat medal, escaped death on no less than seven occasions, and spent 67 months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, along with John McCain. Despite sustained torture, Day would not break. He became a hero to POWs everywhere -- a man who fought without pause, not a prisoner of war, but a prisoner at war.

Upon his return, passed over for promotion to Brigadier General, Day retired. But years later, with his children grown and a lifetime of service to his country behind him, he would engage in another battle, this one against an opponent he never had expected: his own country. On his side would be the hundreds of thousands of veterans who had fought for America only to be betrayed. And what would happen next would make Bud Day an even greater legend.



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Robert Coram was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his work as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He is the author of seven novels and four nonfiction books, including American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day and Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War. He lives in Atlanta.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.22 Inches (H) x 6.54 Inches (W) x 1.12 Inches (D)
Weight: .81 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 416
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Military
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Robert Coram
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2008
TCIN: 11336064
UPC: 9780316067393
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-4835
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.12 inches length x 6.54 inches width x 8.22 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.81 pounds
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