Bestselling author Paul Fussell on Wood's first book, On Being Wounded: "An intelligent memoir, about one person to be sure, but also a moral and psychological history of the past half century in America. Sensitive and intense, this book resonates with intelligent disillusion. I hope it has many readers."
Bestselling Zinn on the author's second book, Beyond the Weapons of Our Fathers: "A poignant search for a world beyond violence, a quest for tenderness and compassion in one's own life. It is widely read, it could have a profound effect on how people behave in this new millennium."
O.K. -- yes, the author is inciteful and yes he makes his point -- over and over and over and over.
This book could easily be edited down to a 4 section essay. Read more
This book should be required reading for every student in high school. It challenges the paradigm of thinking underlying not just WWII, but the entire concept of war and... Read morePublished on April 26, 2008 by Amazon Customer