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The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

Author: Tim O'Brien
Series: Flamingo S.
$22.99(NZD)  inc GST

A sequence of stories about the Vietnam War, this book also has the unity of a novel, with recurring characters and interwoven strands of plot and theme. It aims to summarize America's involvement in Vietnam, and her coming to terms with that experience in the years that followed.

Author description

Tim O'Brien was born in Minnesota and graduated from Macalester College in St Paul. He established himself as one of the leading writers of his generation in 1973 when he published 'If I Die In A Combat Zone', the compelling account of his own tour of duty in Vietnam and is widely regarded as the finest novelist the Vietnam War has produced.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780006543947
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : Fourth Estate Ltd
  • : June 1991
  • : 198mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 813.54
  • : 256
  • : Vietnam War fiction; Short stories
  • : illustrations
  • : Tim O'Brien
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition