The Things They Carried
By Tim O'Brien
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The million-copy bestseller, which is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling. 'The Things They Carried' is, on its
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The Things They Carried
9780007386802
Fourth Estate
24 September 2015
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256
618.9 KB
16+ years (16-99)
ePub edition
EN
General & Literary Fiction
General/trade

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'One of the best war books of this century, an unflinching attempt to illuminate both its obscene physical brutality and the terrible mental overload' Guardian 'A thrilling and beautiful dist...
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Author Biography

Tim O'Brien was born in Minnesota and served as a foot soldier in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970, and after graduate studies at Harvard worked as a reporter for the Washington Post. When 'If I Die in a Combat Zone' was published in 1973, it established him as one of the leading American writers of his generation, a status that was confirmed when 'Going After Cacciato' won the National Book Award for fiction.