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Heart of a patriot : how I found the courage to survive Vietnam, Walter Reed and Karl Rove / Max Cleland, with Ben Raines.

By: Cleland, Max, 1942-.
Contributor(s): Raines, Ben.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009Description: viii, 259 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781439126059 (alk. paper); 1439126054 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Cleland, Max, 1942- | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography | United States. Veterans Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography | Disabled veterans -- United States -- Biography | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans | Veterans -- Civil rights -- United States | Legislators -- Georgia -- BiographyDDC classification: 362.4/3092 | B
Contents:
The Charge of the Light Brigade Beginnings Discovery Splendor in the Grass The Oval Office Vietnam Hanging in the Balance Lz Home Walter Wonderful The Hopeless The Candidate State Senator To Care for Him who has Borne the Battle A Job for Life A Splendid Misery Turning Point The Bush Era "We're Going to War" The Last Race An Infamous Commission "We Are Drowning in War" Band of Brothers Swift-Boated A Time to Heal
Summary: A searing memoir of recovery and triumph by one of America's finest patriots, detailing his remarkable journey from smalltown Georgia to Vietnam to a U.S. Senate seat, his trajectory serving as scaffolding for a withering critique of the Bush administration's handling of September 11.
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A searing memoir of recovery and triumph by one of America's finest patriots, detailing his remarkable journey from smalltown Georgia to Vietnam to a U.S. Senate seat, his trajectory serving as scaffolding for a withering critique of the Bush administration's handling of September 11.

1 The Charge of the Light Brigade 7 -- 2 Beginnings 17 -- 3 Discovery 31 -- 4 Splendor in the Grass 37 -- 5 The Oval Office 45 -- 6 Vietnam 53 -- 7 Hanging in the Balance 59 -- 8 Lz Home 65 -- 9 Walter Wonderful 77 -- 10 The Hopeless 89 -- 11 The Candidate 107 -- 12 State Senator 117 -- 13 To Care for Him who has Borne the Battle 127 -- 14 A Job for Life 135 -- 15 A Splendid Misery 145 -- 16 Turning Point 159 -- 17 The Bush Era 167 -- 18 "We're Going to War" 179 -- 19 The Last Race 187 -- 20 An Infamous Commission 201 -- 21 "We Are Drowning in War" 215 -- 22 Band of Brothers 233 -- 23 Swift-Boated 243 -- 24 A Time to Heal 249.

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