Tracing the tour of one American platoon this book is not just a tale of the Vietnam War, although it's considered one of the finest books ever about combat. This award-winning book is a brutal, sometimes funny, often profound narrative about the human heart--how it fares under pressure, and what it can endure. This Audio Guide is packed with interviews, commentaries, and excerpts from the book. The Big Read audio guide presents first-hand accounts of why The Things They Carried remains so compelling nearly two decades after its initial publication. Some of America's most celebrated writers, scholars, and actors have volunteered their time to make these Big Read audio guides exciting additions to the classroom.
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