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Johnny got his gun / Dalton Trumbo.

Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976 (Author). Dufris, William. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781400126552 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2008.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: William Dufris.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 216933 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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