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The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

ISBN: 0618706410

Title: The Things They Carried

Author: Tim O'Brien

KDL Description:

A classic work of American literature, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling. 

Amazon Description: The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O’Brien, who has survived his tour in Vietnam to become a father and writer at the age of forty-three.

Taught everywhere from high school classrooms to graduate seminars in creative writing, it has become required reading for any American and continues to challenge readers in their perceptions of fact and fiction, war and peace, courage and fear and longing.