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Things They Carried

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ISBN-10: 014014773X

ISBN-13: 9780140147735

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tim O'Brien

List price: $12.95
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Each of these 22 tales relate the exploits and personalities of a fictional platoon of American soldiers in Vietnam.
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Tim O'Brien was born on October 1, 1946 in Austin, Minnesota. He graduated from Macalester College in 1968 and was immediately drafted into the U. S. Army, serving from 1969 to 1970 and receiving a Purple Heart. Three years later, his memoirs of the Vietnam War were published as If I Die in a Combat Zone, Box Me Up and Ship Me Home. Later works include Northern Lights (1975), Going After Cacciato (1978, winner of the National Book Award), and The Things They Carried (1990, winner of the Melcher Book Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award).

The Things They Carried
On the Rainy River
How to Tell a True War Story
The Dentist
Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong
The Man I Killed
Speaking of Courage
In the Field
Good Form
Field Trip
The Ghost Soldiers
Night Life
The Lives of the Dead