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  • THINGS THEY CARRIED.

    OCLC number
    1291171557
    Publisher
    MARINER BOOKS
    Date
    2022
    Language
    eng
  • The Things They Carried.

    OCLC number
    1026660147
    Publisher
    Brilliance Audio, Inc
    Date
    ℗2013
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 MP3-CD (7 hr., 53 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
    Subject
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--Fiction.
    Description
    Unabridged.; Title from container.; 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 43. 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 and analysis of The things they carried : based on the book by Tim O'Brien

    OCLC number
    970633058
    Publisher
    Worth Books ; Open Road Integrated Media, Inc
    Date
    [2017]
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 online resource
    Subject
    O'Brien, Tim, 1946- Things they carried.; War stories, American.
    Description
    So much to read, so little time' This brief overview of The Things They Carried tells you what you need to know-before or after you read Tim O'Brien's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This Summary of The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien includes: Historical context Story-by-story summaries Character analysis Themes and symbols Important quotes Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the source work About The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien: A New York Times Book of the Century and Pulitzer Prize finalist, The Things They Carried is a modern classic and an essential work of literature about the Vietnam War. Brilliantly blending fact and fiction, autobiography and imagination, Tim O'Brien draws on personal experience to tell the stories of a platoon of American soldiers sent to fight Vietnam. As they trek through jungles and across mountains, the young men of Alpha Company carry radios, assault rifles, C-rations, and good luck charms-as well as grief, love, terror, and the shame of cowardice. Most of all, they carry the dream of escape, not yet knowing that the burden of memory will haunt them long after the war is over. Taught in classrooms all over the world, The Things They Carried is a groundbreaking work of art that reveals the true nature of war and celebrates the healing power of storytelling. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of fiction.; Title; Disclaimer; Contents; Context; Overview; Cast of Characters; Summary; Character Analysis; Themes and Symbols; Direct Quotes and Analysis; Trivia; What's That Word?; Critical Response; About Tim O'Brien; For Your Information; Bibliography; Copyright.
  • War in Tim O'Brien's The things they carried

    OCLC number
    747235834
    Publisher
    Greenhaven Press
    Date
    ©2011
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 online resource (222 pages).
    Subject
    O'Brien, Tim, 1946- Things they carried.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Literature and the war.; War in literature.
    Description
    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Tim O'Brien, depicting his experiences in the Vietnam War.; Background on Tim O'Brien : The life of Tim O'Brien / Vietnam War Reference Library ; Civilians do not understand war / Tim O'Brien ; O'Brien is more than just a Vietnam War writer / Don Lee ; Applying Vietnam's lessons to the Iraq War / Tim O'Brien, as told to Patrick Hicks -- War in The things they carried : O'Brien makes his peace with wat / Robert R. Harris ; The things they carried depicts the moral complexity of war / Marilyn Wesley ; The things they carried contains fictitious truths / Steven Kaplan ; O'Brien blurs the line between fact and fiction / Don Ringnalda ; The things they carried is a war story about writing war stories / Catherine Calloway ; O'Brien uses storytelling to ease the trauma of war / Mark Heberle ; O'Brien writes his way to spiritual redemption / Alex Vernon ; Tim O'Brien struggles with guilt over the war / Tobey C. Herzog ; The things they carried presents a complicated view of gender / Susan Farrell ; "Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong" redefines women's role in war / Katherine Kinney ; Homer's Iliad provides insights into O'Brien's The things they carried / Christopher Michael McDonough ; True war stories have no easy answers / Milton J. Bates ; O'Brien offers no resolution at the conclusion of his book / Robin Blyn -- Contemporary perspectives on war ; We must not repeat the mistakes we made in Vietnam / Robert J. Bresler ; The Vietnam and Iraq Wars are indefensible / John Pilger ; The Vietnam War is still with us / Peter Edidin ; Selective conscientious objection to war should be legalized / Gregory D. Foster ; Soldiers can fall in love with war / Daniel Stone ; We must do more to help veterans with PTSD / Michael M. Faenza.
  • The things they carried ; In the lake of the woods : 2 works ; In the lake of the woods

    OCLC number
    694830084
    Publisher
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Date
    2011
    Language
    eng
    Format
    520 pages ; 22 cm
    Subject
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--Fiction.; War stories, American.; Married people--Fiction.; Missing persons--Fiction.; Politicians--Fiction.; Minnesota--Fiction.
    Description
    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.; In the Lake of the Woods examines the lasting impact of the twentieth century's legacy of violence and warfare, both at home and abroad. When long-hidden secrets about the atrocities he committed in Vietnam come to light, a candidate for the U.S. Senate retreats with his wife to a lakeside cabin in northern Minnesota. Within days of their arrival, his wife mysteriously vanishes into the watery wilderness.
  • Tim O'Brien, author : the things they carried.; Things they carried

    OCLC number
    64449022
    Publisher
    C-SPAN/National Cable Satellite Corp
    Date
    ©2005
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    Subject
    O'Brien, Tim, 1946- Things they carried.; Vietnam War, 1961-1975.; Soldiers--United States.; Fiction--Authorship.
    Description
    Title from opening credits.; In a speech at George Mason University on September 19, 2005, Tim O'Brien reads from and discusses his novel, The things they carried, in which he combines fiction and personal memoir to accurately portray a picture of what life was like for him and other soldiers in Vietnam.
  • The things they carried : Tim O'Brien.

    OCLC number
    233259610
    Publisher
    Spark Pub
    Date
    ©2002
    Language
    eng
    Format
    vi, 72 pages ; 21 cm.
    Subject
    O'Brien, Tim, 1946- Things they carried--Study guides.
    Description
    "A Barnes & Noble publication."
  • The things they carried : Activity pack ; Prestwick House Activity Pack : The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

    OCLC number
    431373202
    Publisher
    Prestwick House, Inc
    Date
    2004
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 volume (various pagings) ; 28 cm
    Subject
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Fiction.; Literature--Study and teaching (Secondary); War stories--Fiction.
  • The things they carried Library Edition; Works. Selections.

    OCLC number
    1302425326
    Language
    eng
    Format
    7 audio discs (7 hr., 53 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
    Subject
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--Fiction.
    Description
    Unabridged.; "...Includes an exclusive recording called 'The Vietnam in Me, ' a recount of the author's trip back to Vietnam in 1994, revisiting his experience there as a soldier 25 years before..."--Container.; Title from container.; Compact discs.; Duration: 07:53:00.; Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness.
  • A selection from the things they carried

    OCLC number
    51516698
    Publisher
    Houghton Mifflin
    Date
    ©1989
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 volume (unpaged) ; 21 cm
    Subject
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Fiction.
    Description
    Advanced reading copy.; Things they carried -- Lives of the dead.