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The things they carried : a work of fiction

Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1991, ©1990.
Series: Contemporary American fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of connected stories based on the author's experiences in Vietnam.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Anthologie
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim O'Brien
ISBN: 014014773X 9780140147735 039551598X 9780395515983
OCLC Number: 23274860
Description: 273 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Things they carried --
Love --
Spin --
On the Rainy River --
Enemies --
Friends --
How to tell a true war story --
Dentist --
Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong --
Stockings --
Church --
Man I killed --
Ambush --
Style --
Speaking of courage --
Notes --
In the field --
Good form --
Field trip --
Ghost soldiers --
Night life --
Lives of the dead.
Series Title: Contemporary American fiction.
Responsibility: by Tim O'Brien.

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In this, his second work of fiction about Vietnam, O'Brien's unique artistic vision is again clearly demonstrated. Neither a novel nor a short story collection, it is an arc of fictional episodes,  Read more...

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