Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Catalog Tag: Vietnam War

The Schrödinger Girl

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When a young woman appears to split into four different versions of herself, protagonist and behavioral psychologist Garrett Adams must decide what is vision, what is science, and what is delusion.

Born on the Fourth of July

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This edition marks the 40th anniversary of the original publication of Kovic’s American antiwar classic and features a new foreword by Bruce Springsteen.

Hurricane Street

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Kovic’s impassioned, timely memoir about the American Veterans Movement picks up where Born on the Fourth of July leaves off.

The Names of Rivers

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A tightly crafted search for redemption and forgiveness within the shadows of a family’s military past, by the author of Water in Darkness.

Forthcoming Titles

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

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Forthcoming: 1/4/22

In the early 1970s, César Alvarez enlists in the navy to escape a life of crime; while the decision saves him from the streets, it also lands him amid volatile racial tensions at a crucial moment in US history.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before January 4, 2022.