Johnny got his gun

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This was no ordinary war. This was a war to make the world safe for democracy. And if democracy was made safe, then nothing else mattered--not the millions of dead bodies, nor the thousands of ruined lives…. This is no ordinary novel. This is a novel that never takes the easy way out: it is shocking, violent, terrifying, horrible, uncompromising, brutal, remorseless, and gruesome...but so is war. Johnny Got His Gun holds a place as one of the classic antiwar novels. First published in 1939, Dalton Trumbo's story of a young American soldier terribly maimed in World War I--he "survives" armless, legless, and faceless, but with his mind intact--was an immediate bestseller. This fiercely moving novel was a rallying point for many Americans who came of age during World War II, and it became perhaps the most popular novel of protest during the Vietnam era.
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Grouping Title johnny got his gun
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Last Grouping Update 2019-02-17 22:44:17PM
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author Dalton Trumbo
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display_description 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. 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
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Didactic fiction, Disabled veterans -- Fiction, Disfigured persons -- Fiction, PLAYAWAY, Psychological fiction, War stories, War victims -- United States -- Fiction, World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction, World War, 1914-1918 -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction, World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Fiction
title_display Johnny got his gun
title_full Johnny Got His Gun, Johnny got his gun / Dalton Trumbo, Johnny got his gun / Dalton Trumbo ; [with a new foreword by Cindy Sheehan], Johnny got his gun [playaway] / by Dalton Trumbo ; with a new foreword by Cindy Sheehan, Johnny got his gun [sound recording] / by Dalton Trumbo ; with a new foreword by Cindy Sheehan
title_short Johnny got his gun
topic_facet Audiobooks, Classic Literature, Disabled veterans, Disfigured persons, Fiction, Literature, Psychological aspects, Veterans, War victims, World War, 1914-1918