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Tim O'Brien
Birth date: October 01, 1946
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Calyre rated it 6 years ago
Mais le problème des souvenirs, c'est que l'on ne peut pas les oublier. On prend son inspiration là où on la trouve, c'est-à-dire dans sa propre vie, à l'intersection du passé et du présent. La circulation des souvenirs alimente une rotative dans votre tête, où ils tournent en rond pendant un certai...
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Words, Words, Words rated it 7 years ago
Nearly 40 pages into my used copy of The Things They Carried I found a large post-it note with the words "Start here" scribbled in small print at the very top. It's the point where the novel, which till then seems to stick to the premise of viewing the Vietnam War by examining the things U.S. soldie...
Dem rated it 8 years ago
The things they carried by Tim O Brien is a collection of twenty-two stories chronicling the author's recollections of his time as a soldier in the Vietnam War. About one third ways through the book I realised that this account was not entirely based on fact and that some of the stories were ficti...
EpicFehlReader rated it 8 years ago
They carried malaria tablets, love letters, 28-pound mine detectors, dope, illustrated bibles, each other. And if they made it home alive, they carried unrelenting images of a nightmarish war that history is only beginning to absorb. Since its first publication, The Things They Carried has become an...
Literary Sara
Literary Sara rated it 8 years ago
Every bit as masterful and moving as I had been promised it would be.
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