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

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Summary:

Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC O'BRIEN (Text) 33892100063081 Adult Fiction Book None 02/26/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0618706410
  • ISBN: 9780618706419
  • Physical Description: 233 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Mariner Books edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Veterans > Fiction
War stories, American
Summary: Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness.

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