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The Things They Carried
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A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling. The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O'Brien, who has survived his tour in Vietnam to become a father and writer at the age of forty-three. Taught everywhere—from high school classrooms to graduate seminars in creative writing—it has become required reading for any American and continues to challenge readers in their perceptions of fact and fiction, war and peace, courage and fear and longing.

The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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Street Date:
10/13/2009
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780547420295
ASIN:
B002TWIVNA
Reading Level:
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Lexile measure:
880
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tim O'Brien. (2009). The Things They Carried. HMH Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tim O'Brien. 2009. The Things They Carried. HMH Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried. HMH Books, 2009.

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Tim O'Brien. The Things They Carried. HMH Books, 2009. Web.

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The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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