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The things they carried

Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, 2019.
Series: 4th Estate matchbook classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
The definitive account of what it was like being on the ground in Vietnam. But while that devastating conflict is central to the book, it is not simply about war. It is a book about memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling. It is also about the human heart about the terrible weight of those things we carry through our lives. The men of Alpha Company - Jimmy Cross, Norman Bowker, Rat Kiley,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: War fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim O'Brien
ISBN: 9780008329693 0008329699
OCLC Number: 1085192983
Notes: Originally published: London: Collins, 1990.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Series Title: 4th Estate matchbook classics
Responsibility: Tim O'Brien.


The million copy bestseller that redefined the way the world saw war. One of the ten books - novels, memoirs and one very unusual biography - that make up our Matchbook  Read more...


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'One of the best war books of this century, an unflinching attempt to illuminate both its obscene physical brutality and the terrible mental overload' Guardian 'A thrilling and beautiful Read more...

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