The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

Book Title: The Things They Carried

  • Publication Date: 29 Sep 2021
  • ISBN-13: 9780006543947
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 205 voters
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The million-copy bestseller, which is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling.


'The Things They Carried' is, on its surface, a sequence of award-winning stories about the madness of the Vietnam War; at the same time it has the cumulative power and unity of a novel, with recurring characters and interwoven strands of plot and theme.


But while Vietnam is central to 'The Things They Carried', it is not simply a book about war. It is also a book about the human heart - about the terrible weight of those things we carry through our lives.