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The Heart of a Soldier: A Story of Love, Heroism, and September 11th

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Synopsis:

When Rick Rescorla got home from Vietnam, he tried to put combat and death behind him, but he could never bury it entirely. This is Rick Rescorla's story, a story of bravery under fire, of loyalty to one's comrades and the wonder of finding happiness late in life.

About the Author

James B. Stewart is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestselling Den of Thieves, Blood Sport, and Blind Eye. Former Page One editor of The Wall Street Journal, he is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and editor at large for SmartMoney.

Table of Contents

Contents

Prologue
  1. Peachey and Dravot
  2. Winds of War
  3. Heart of a Lion
  4. American Dream
  5. Hard Corps
  6. In the Valley of Death
  7. Charge of the Light Brigade
  8. Home front
  9. Not to Reason Why
  10. Towers in the Sky
  11. The Target
  12. Soul Mates
  13. We Were Soldiers
  14. A Day to Be Proud
  15. The Courage to Heal
Epilogue: You'll Remember Me by Susan Rescorla

Notes and Sources

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743240987
Epilogue:
Rescorla, Susan
Author:
Rescorla, Susan
Author:
Stewart, James B.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Heroes
Subject:
Rescue work
Subject:
Police, private
Subject:
General Current Events
Subject:
General History
Subject:
September 11 Terrorist Attacks,
Subject:
World Trade Center
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
GTR-527
Publication Date:
September 3, 2002
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 6.125 in 20.464 oz

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