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Going After Cacciato

by Tim O'Brien

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0224016261
ISBN 13
9780224016261
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About This Item

U.K.: Jonathan Cape, 1978 This Is A Near Fine Copy Of The 1978 First U.K. Edition By Jonathan Cape. The Beautiful Dust Jacket (Wrap Around Art By M. S. Chiang) Is Near Fine With A Half Inch Closed Tear At Junction Of Back Panel And Flap. Like All Of These Copies, The Price Has Been Clipped And Replaced With £7.50 Sticker. This American Novel Which Employed The Magical Realism Used By Latin American Writers At That Time Won For Tim O'brien The 1979 National Book Award. "When I Stumbled Across A Mass-Market Copy Of Going After Cacciato, I Almost Didn¿T Read It; A Weak Yellowish Cover Of A Soldier In A Jungle Made It Look Like A Pulpy War-Action Novel, But A Skim Of The First Page Immediately Sucked Me In. . . . Here Was This Novel Where I Kept Having To Pause And Say To Myself Is This True? Can Things Really Work This Way?" Marie Myung-Ok Lee.

Synopsis

Going After Cacciato is a war novel written by author Tim O'Brien and winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1979. This complex novel is set during the Vietnam War and is told from the point of view of the protagonist, Paul Berlin. The story traces the events that ensue after Cacciato, a member of Berlin's squad, decides to go AWOL by walking from Vietnam to France, through Asia. Cacciato, an Italian word pronounced "cah-chyah-to" means "hunted"/"caught" in Italian.

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Details

Bookseller
Sparkle Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
005469
Title
Going After Cacciato
Author
Tim O'Brien
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0224016261
ISBN 13
9780224016261
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
U.K.
Date published
1978
Keywords
FICTION AMERICAN VIETNAM WAR
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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