The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

Audiobook CD - 1990
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This modern classic, a New York Times best-seller, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, has been called the greatest war book ever written. Walking the hallucinatory line between reality and fiction, author Tim O'Brien captures the complex dynamics of the Vietnam War. They carried M-16 rifles, M-60 machine guns, and M-79 grenade launchers. They carried plastic explosives, hand grenades, flak jackets, and landmines. But they also carried letters from home, illustrated Bibles, and pictures of their loved ones. Some of them carried extra food or comic books or drugs. Every man carried what he needed to survive- and those who did carried their shattering stories away from the jungle and back to a nation that would never understand.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, c1990, p2003
ISBN: 9781402573699
1402573693
Branch Call Number: CD OBR
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (7.25 hrs.): digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Stechschulte, Tom

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