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Conversations With Tim O'Brien
By Patrick A. Smith (editor)
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Publisher Univ Pr of Mississippi
Publication date October 22, 2012
Pages 210
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781617036781
ISBN-10 1617036781
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.14 lbs.
Original list price $40.00
Other format details university press
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On the strength of a National Book Award for his novel Going After Cacciato (1978) and a widely acclaimed short-story cycle, The Things They Carried (1990), Tim O'Brien (b. 1946) cemented his reputation as one of the most compelling chroniclers of Vietnam--and, in the process, was cast as a "Vietnam writer." But to confine O'Brien to a single piece of ground or a particular style is to ignore the broad sweep of a career spanning nearly four decades.


In addition to detailed discussions of all of O'Brien's work--a memoir, If I Die in a Combat Zone (1973), and seven books of fiction--the sixteen interviews and profiles in Conversations with Tim O'Brien explore common themes, with subtle differences. Looming large is the experience of Vietnam and its influence as well as O'Brien's youth in Minnesota and the expectations of a Midwestern upbringing. Interviews allowed the writer to fully examine the shifting boundaries of truth and identity, memory, and imagination in fiction, the role of war in society; gender issues; and the craft of writing. O'Brien approaches each of these topics and a host of others with a directness and an evident passion that will resonate with both readers and prospective writers.



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9781617036781 | details & prices | 210 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.14 lbs | List price $40.00
About: On the strength of a National Book Award for his novel Going After Cacciato (1978) and a widely acclaimed short-story cycle, The Things They Carried (1990), Tim O'Brien (b.

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