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

By: O'Brien, Tim, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009Copyright date: 1990Edition: 1st Mariner Books ed.Description: 246 p. ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780618706419; 0618706410.Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Fiction | War stories, AmericanGenre/Form: War stories. | Psychological fiction. | War storiesDDC classification: 813/.54 | [Fic]
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.
Summary: Related stories, linked by recurring characters and an interwoven plot, recreate an American foot soldier's experience in the Vietnam War.
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Related stories, linked by recurring characters and an interwoven plot, recreate an American foot soldier's experience in the Vietnam War.

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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.

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