The Things They Carried
June 26, 2021
by Kyle Buley, Formal Book Review - Kelsey Didrickson
Tim O'Brien: The Things They Carried, Published 1990, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, Copyright 1990, 233 pages
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien is a collection of stories from soldiers in the Vietnam War. The stories follow multiple different soldiers, mainly the author Tim O'Brien. Some of the soldiers the other stories follow are Lieutenant Jimmy Cross, Rat Kiley, Norman Bowker, Henry Dobbins, Kiowa, Mitchell Sanders, and Ted Lavender, just to name a few. The stories follow events that happen during their lives,...