The Things They Carried (Flamingo)

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Paperback. Pub Date: July. 1991 Pages: 256 Publisher: Flamingo A sequence of stories about the Vietnam War. This book also has the Unity of a novel. WITH the recurring Characters is and Interwoven strands of plot and theme It AIMS to summarize display America's involvement in Vietnam. and her coming to terms with that experience in the years that followed.

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A sequence of stories about the Vietnam War, this book also has the unity of a novel, with recurring characters and interwoven strands of plot and theme. It aims to summarize America's involvement in Vietnam, and her coming to terms with that experience in the years that followed.

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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 distillation of everything that has been thought, felt, or said about the Vietnam War and its long afterburn. A heartbreaking and healing masterpiece; time will make it a classic’ Michael Herr, author of Dispatches

‘Essential...O’Brien captures the war’s pulsating rhythms and nerve-racking dangers...a stunning performance. The overall effect of these original tales is devastating’ New York Times

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