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The Things They Carried

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 29 Ratings and 20 Reviews

Book Description
"They carried all the emotional baggage of men who might die. Grief, terror, love, longing--these were intangibles, but the intangibles had their own mass and specific gravity, they had tangible weight. They carried shameful memories. They carried the common secret of cowardice.... Men killed, and died, because they were embarrassed not to."

A finalist for both the 1990 Pulitze... More
Book Information
PublisherSpark Notes
BindingPaperback (74 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages80
ISBN-101586638270
ISBN-13978-1586638276
Publication Date12/15/2002
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About SparkNotes Editors (Author) : SparkNotes Editors is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of SparkNotes Editors include Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels), SparkNotes 10 Things You Gotta K... more
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About Tim O'Brien (Author) : Tim O'Brien is a published author, illustrator, and a narrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Tim O'Brien include The Things They Carried (Unabridged), The... more
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