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The Things They Carried

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A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling.

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.

Taught everywhere—from high school classrooms to graduate seminars in creative writing—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.

The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.


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Publisher: HMH Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 13, 2009

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780547420295
  • Release date: October 13, 2009

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780547420295
  • File size: 675 KB
  • Release date: October 13, 2009

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Kindle Book
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English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.8
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:4

A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling.

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.

Taught everywhere—from high school classrooms to graduate seminars in creative writing—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.

The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    HMH Books

    Kindle Book
    Release date: October 13, 2009

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780547420295
    Release date: October 13, 2009

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9780547420295
    File size: 675 KB
    Release date: October 13, 2009

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 5.8
    Interest Level: 9-12(UG)
    Text Difficulty: 4
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