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Tim O’Brien

Biography

Tim O’Brien

Tim O'Brien received the 1979 National Book Award for GOING AFTER CACCIATO. Among his other books are THE THINGS THEY CARRIED, Pulitzer Finalist and a New York Times Book of the Century, and IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS, winner of the James Fenimore Cooper Prize. He was awarded the Pritzker Literature Award for lifetime achievement in military writing in 2013.

Tim O’Brien

Books by Tim O’Brien

by Tim O’Brien - Fiction, Historical Fiction

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. THE THINGS THEY CARRIED has become an unparalleled Vietnam testament, a profound study of men at war that illuminates the capacity, and the limits, of the human heart and soul.