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The things they carried : a work of fiction / by Tim O'Brien.

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  • ISBN: 0767902890 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780767902892 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 273 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Broadway Books trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 1998.

Contents / Notes

The things they carried -- Love -- Spin -- On the rainy river -- Enemies -- Friends -- How to tell a true war story -- The dentist -- Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong -- Stockings -- Church -- The man I killed -- Ambush -- Style -- Speaking of courage -- Notes -- In the field -- Good form -- Field trip -- The ghost soldiers -- Night life -- The lives of the dead.
Summary, etc.:
Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Veterans > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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