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The things they carried

Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Broadway books trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Weapons and good-luck charms carried by U.S. soldiers in Vietnam here represent survival, lost innocence and the war's interminable legacy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim O'Brien
ISBN: 0767902890 9780767902892
OCLC Number: 433934725
Description: 273 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: by Tim O'Brien.

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Weapons and good-luck charms carried by U.S. soldiers in Vietnam here represent survival, lost innocence and the war's interminable legacy.

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