The Things They Carried
A Work of FictionBook - 2010
From Library Staff
multcolib Nov 06, 2013
"A series of stories about the Vietnam experience, based on the author's recollections. O'Brien begins by sharing the talismans and treasures his select small band of young soldiers carry into battle."
multcolib_recommends1 Jun 22, 2013
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. This is a leisurely-paced book, but so descriptive and compelling that it definitely qualifies as un-put-downable.