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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date March 1, 1990
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395515983
ISBN-10 039551598X
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $19.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness

Editions
Hardcover
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With Tim O\'Brien | 20 anv edition from Houghton Mifflin (March 22, 2010)
9780547391175 | details & prices | 233 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $24.00
This edition also contains The Things They Carried
About: A classic, life-changing meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling, with more than two-million copies in print Depicting the men of Alpha Company—Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O’Brien, who survived his tour in Vietnam to become a father and writer at the age of forty-three—the stories in The Things They Carried opened our eyes to the nature of war in a way we will never forget.
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from Houghton Mifflin (March 1, 1990)
9780395515983 | details & prices | List price $19.95
About: Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140147735 Book cover for 9780618706419
 
With Tim O\'Brien | from Mariner Books (October 13, 2009)
9780618706419 | details & prices | 246 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.95
This edition also contains The Things They Carried
About: A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling.
Reprint edition from Penguin USA (March 1, 1991)
9780140147735 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam, in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness
Miscellaneous
With Tim O\'Brien | from Houghton Mifflin (March 22, 1990)
9780547420295 | details & prices | List price $14.95
This edition also contains The Things They Carried
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781455851591 Book cover for 9781455851676 Book cover for 9781469236209
 
With Tim O\'Brien, Bryan Cranston (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Brilliance Audio (November 5, 2013)
9781455851591 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $19.99
This edition also contains The Things They Carried
About: This modern classic and New York Times bestseller was a finalist for both the 1990 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award and has become a staple of American classrooms.
With Tim O\'Brien, Bryan Cranston (other contributor) | Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio (November 5, 2013)
9781455851676 | details & prices | 5.50 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $14.99
This edition also contains The Things They Carried
About: This modern classic and New York Times bestseller was a finalist for both the 1990 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award and has become a staple of American classrooms.
With Tim O\'Brien, Bryan Cranston (other contributor) | Mp3 una edition from Brilliance Audio Lib Edn (November 5, 2013); titled "The Things They Carried: Library Edition"
9781469236209 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $39.97
This edition also contains The Things They Carried
About: This modern classic and New York Times bestseller was a finalist for both the 1990 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award and has become a staple of American classrooms.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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from Harperaudio (March 1, 1991)
9781559943611 | details & prices | List price $15.95
About: Book by Tim O'Brien
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (June 1, 1998)
9780606170833 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $24.55
About: Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness

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