Born on the Fourth of July - 40th Anniversary Edition
Publisher: Akashic Books
13,000-copy first printing (10,000 paperbacks, 3,000 hardcovers) Born on the Fourth of July is a true classic of American antiwar literature and has sold over 1,000,000 copies. Akashic's reissue of Born on the Fourth of July is one of our top backlist titles and sells thousands every year. This should breathe even more new life into the book. Will include a brand-new Preface by a notable high-profile American figure. Strong academic potential, especially since Born on the Fourth of July is taught widely in American universities and Ron is frequently invited to speak at USC and other colleges around the country. Kovic has been publicly recognized by Barack Obama and many other political leaders, activists, etc. In addition to being the 40-year anniversary of the first publication of Born on the Fourth of July, 2016 is also America's 240th birthday.