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The Things They Carried
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The Things They Carried Paperback - 1991

by Tim O'Brien


About this book

"The Things They Carried" is a powerful and moving collection of interconnected short stories about the experiences of American soldiers during the Vietnam War. Written by Tim O'Brien, a Vietnam veteran himself, the book explores the physical and emotional weight that soldiers carry with them into battle, and the lasting effects that war can have on individuals and society as a whole.

Through a series of gripping and often heart-wrenching vignettes, O'Brien delves into themes of memory, trauma, loss, and the power of storytelling to make sense of our experiences. He also examines the complexities of human nature and the moral ambiguities of war, showing how soldiers are often forced to confront difficult ethical dilemmas and make impossible choices in the midst of chaos and violence.

First line

First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carried letters from a girl named Martha, a junior at Mount Sebastian College in New Jersey.

First Edition Identification

Houghton Mifflin Company published a First Edition, First Printing hardcover in 1990, Boston. 


Details

  • Title The Things They Carried
  • Author Tim O'Brien
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Reprint
  • Pages 236
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher HarperCollins Publishers, London
  • Date July 25, 1991
  • ISBN 9780006543947 / 0006543944
  • Ages 15 to 18 years
  • Grade levels 10 - 13
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC
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