John Wayne's Book of American Grit


A celebration of American courage and tenacity, this sumptuous visual history details the stories of more than 125 of our nation’s most gutsy and resolute citizens - those who overcame extraordinary odds through faith, will, and guts, from George Washington and Helen Keller to Jim Lovell, Jackie Robinson and many more, both famous and lesser known. Each chapter will open with a feature on John Wayne, highlighting a specific trait of "grit," then examine dozens of other American legends who exhibited that same attribute in awe-inspiring fashion. A fun, fascinating book celebrating American optimism, patriotism and good old-fashioned bootstrap determination.

The book will be illustrated throughout with archival photos of each subject, providing an invaluable look into their fascinating lives.

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