It Doesn't Take a Hero

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It Doesn't Take a Hero

The Autobiography of General Norman Schwarzkopf

By Norman Schwarzkopf

Bantam, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780553563382, 640pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1993

He set his star by a simple motto: duty, honor, country. Only rarely does history grant a singleindividual the ability, personal charisma, moralforce, and intelligence to command the respect, admiration, and affection of an entire nation. But sucha man is General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commanderof the Allied Forces in the Gulf War. Now, in thisrefreshingly candid and typically outspokenautobiography, General Schwarzkopf reviews hisremarkable life and career: the events, the adventures, andthe emotions that molded the character and shapedthe beliefs of this uniquely distinguishedAmerican leader.

Praise For It Doesn't Take a Hero

"Remarkably emotional... a gripping  book."--The New York Times Book  Review.

"A fine and lucid book, teeming  with vitality... Schwarzkopf is a compelling  storyteller.--Los Angeles Times.

"A must-read... a riveting reminder that one man  can influence major events."--Detroit  Free Press.

"An excellent book by an  excellent man."--The Wall  Street Journal