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The Resource The things they carried : a work of fiction, by Tim O'Brien

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

Label
The things they carried : a work of fiction
Title
The things they carried
Title remainder
a work of fiction
Statement of responsibility
by Tim O'Brien
Title variation
things they carried
Title variation remainder
a work of fiction
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
A collection of award-winning and utterly moving stories about the madness of the Vietnam war.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1991.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
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047693
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Tim
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War stories, American
Target audience
adult
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a work of fiction
Label
The things they carried : a work of fiction, by Tim O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
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
Control code
ocn422760833
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780618706419
Lccn
2009029928
System control number
(OCoLC)422760833
Label
The things they carried : a work of fiction, by Tim O'Brien
Publication
Contents
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
Control code
ocn422760833
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780618706419
Lccn
2009029928
System control number
(OCoLC)422760833

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