Review: THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O’Brien

Diary of an Eccentric recently read and reviewed The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien for the Vietnam War Reading Challenge.  Here’s an excerpt:

“Wow.  So I guess it boils down to this:  War is ugly, and there is a bit of both truth and fiction in these stories.  Sometimes the true facts are unemotional and distant, while a fictional account that truthfully portrays war is more emotional and more alive.”

Read the full review.

 

 

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