The Searing Portrayal Of War That Has Stunned And Galvanized Generations Of Readers
An immediate bestseller upon its original publication in 1939, Dalton Trumbo s stark, profoundly troubling masterpiece about the horrors of World War I brilliantly crystallized the uncompromising brutality of war and became the most influential protest novel of the Vietnam era. With a compelling new foreword by fellow award-winning writer E. L. Doctorow, "Johnny Got His Gun" is an undisputed classic of antiwar literature that s as timely as ever.
A terrifying book, of an extraordinary emotional intensity. --"The Washington Post"
"Powerful. . . an eye-opener." --Michael Moore
"Mr. Trumbo sets this story down almost without pause or punctuation and with a fury amounting to eloquence."--"The New York Times"
"A book that can never be forgotten by anyone who reads it."--"Saturday Review""
Johnny Got His Gun
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