Tim O’Brien
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1990, English
ISBN: 9780395515983

From the Publisher. The powerful and enduring work of fiction about men and war—now with more than two million copies in print.

They carried malaria tablets, love letters, 28-pound mine detectors, dope, illustrated Bibles, each other. And if they made it home alive, they carried unrelenting images of a nightmarish war that history is only beginning to absorb. Since its first publication, The Things They Carried has become an unparalleled Vietnam testament, a classic work of American literature, and a profound study of men at war that illuminates the capacity, and the limits, of the human heart and soul.

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Nancye Green

Many things to take away from this wonderfully written and poignant book about the objects men carried into war.

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