The things they carried : a work of fiction
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2010]., , ©1990.
Edition
[20th anniversary ed.]
Physical Desc
233 pages ; 22 cm.
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
F OBRIEN, T

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Book
Language
English
ISBN
054739117X, 9780547391175 (hbk.)
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UG
Level 5.8, 10 Points

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This depicts the men of Alpha Company. They battle the enemy (or maybe more the idea of the enemy), and occasionally each other. In their relationships we see their isolation and loneliness, their rage and fear. They miss their families, their girlfriends and buddies; they miss the lives they left back home. Yet they find sympathy and kindness for strangers (the old man who leads them unscathed through the mine field, the girl who grieves while she dances), and love for each other, because in Vietnam they are the only family they have.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

O'Brien, T. (2010). The things they carried: a work of fiction ([20th anniversary ed.]). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

O'Brien, Tim, 1946-. 2010. The Things They Carried: A Work of Fiction. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

O'Brien, Tim, 1946-. The Things They Carried: A Work of Fiction Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

O'Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried: A Work of Fiction [20th anniversary ed.], Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.

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