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The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried
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The Things They Carried

by O'Brien, Tim

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0006543944
ISBN 13
9780006543947
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HarperCollins Publishers Limited. Used - Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former library book; may include library markings. Used book that is in excellent condition. May show signs of wear or have minor defects.

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"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.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Things They Carried
Author
O'Brien, Tim
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0006543944
ISBN 13
9780006543947
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
July 25, 1991

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