When I Was a Young Man: A Memoir

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 3, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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Bob Kerrey's much-acclaimed and fascinating memoir tells the tale of a young boy's life in Nebraska, his journey as a young man into the dangers of Vietnam and the hospitals where he recovered from grievous injuries, and finally to the Nixon White House, where he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
As much a story of the American heartland at mid-century as it is a story of a man who rebuilt his life after it was wrenched awry by war, this "astonishing, wonderful book . . . is a distinguished example of that classic American genre, the tale of lost innocence" (Time).

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I feel like this story could have been good, but the writing was quite poor and disjointed. It also got a little bit preachy Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2003)

Bob Kerrey, former governor and then senator of Nebraska, is now president of New School University. He served with an elite Navy SEAL team, and received the Congressional Medal of Honor. He is the father of three children and lives in New York City.

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