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If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home - Tim O'Brien
If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home
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Before writing his award-winning Going After Cacciato, Tim O'Brien gave us this intensely personal account of his year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. The author takes us with him to experience combat from behind an infantryman's rifle, to walk the minefields of My Lai, to crawl into the ghostly... show more
Before writing his award-winning Going After Cacciato, Tim O'Brien gave us this intensely personal account of his year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. The author takes us with him to experience combat from behind an infantryman's rifle, to walk the minefields of My Lai, to crawl into the ghostly tunnels, and to explore the ambiguities of manhood and morality in a war gone terribly wrong. Beautifully written and searingly heartfelt, If I Die in a Combat Zone is a masterwork of its genre.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780767904438 (0767904435)
ASIN: 767904435
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 209
Edition language: English
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SJane
SJane rated it
This was well written, but from the heap of literature on Vietnam it didn't do anything amazing or unique. And that impression of un-outstandingness seems all the more so when compared to O'Brien's fiction on Vietnam, which IS stunning and beautiful and sad. Still, I liked this and would recommend i...
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