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The Things They Carried

Look here for books, articles and criticism on the topic of Tim O'Brien's novel, The Things They Carried, which deals with the Vietnam War.

Read "The Things They Carried"

You can read The Things They Carried by checking out the print book

You can also check out an electronic version of the book

  • through the Ohio eBook Project, IF your public library is a member library of the Ohio eBook Project.
  • through Overdrive and your Public Library card; Overdrive is a global distributor of eBooks and makes books available in various formats, such as on the Kindle eBook Reader. At this link you will need to search by zip code for the public library nearest you. You will need your Public Library card number to "check out" this electronic book. 

Recommended Sources about "The Things They Carried"

Recommended Sources about Tim O'Brien

Author information is very important when doing a critical analysis of a work, especially when you are asked to provide a brief biography of the author or a bibliography. The resources listed here will help you to find information about authors. You may also want to search for the author's name (last name, first name) in a subject search of the LCCC Library Catalog.

Search for Sources about "The Things They Carried"

SEARCH HINT: Search "The Things They Carried" AND "Tim O'Brien" to limit results to relevant studies and essays.

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