Ordinary Heroes

War novel by Scott Turow


Ordinary Heroes, published in 2005, is a novel by Scott Turow. It tells the story of Stewart Dubinsky, a journalist who uncovers writings of his father while going through his things following his funeral. The novel, told in first person, traces Stewart's uncovering of his father David's role in World War II in the European Theatre as a captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. It includes scenes set during the Battle of the Bulge.
Many of the minor characters in Ordinary Heroes also appear in other Turow novels, which are all set in fictional, Midwestern Kindle County.

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