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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
"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. 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
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
047693
Cataloging source
GCmBT
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.B75
LC item number
T48 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a work of fiction
Label
The things they carried : a work of fiction, by Tim O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Edition statement from dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sweetheart on the song Tra Bong
  • Stockings
  • Church
  • Man I killed
  • Ambush
  • Style
  • Speaking of courage
  • Notes
  • In the field
  • Good form
  • Things they carried
  • Field trip
  • Ghost soldiers
  • Night life
  • Lives of the dead
  • Love
  • Spin
  • On the rainy river
  • Enemies
  • Friends
  • How to tell a true war story
  • Dentist
Control code
5125726
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
20th anniversary ed..
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780547391175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn548412528
  • (OCoLC)548412528
Label
The things they carried : a work of fiction, by Tim O'Brien
Publication
Note
Edition statement from dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sweetheart on the song Tra Bong
  • Stockings
  • Church
  • Man I killed
  • Ambush
  • Style
  • Speaking of courage
  • Notes
  • In the field
  • Good form
  • Things they carried
  • Field trip
  • Ghost soldiers
  • Night life
  • Lives of the dead
  • Love
  • Spin
  • On the rainy river
  • Enemies
  • Friends
  • How to tell a true war story
  • Dentist
Control code
5125726
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
20th anniversary ed..
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780547391175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn548412528
  • (OCoLC)548412528

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