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If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home

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Before writing his award-winning Going After Cacciato, Tim O'Brien gave us this intensely personal account of his year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. The author takes us with him to experience combat from behind an infantryman's rifle, to walk the minefields of My Lai, to crawl into the ghostly tunnels, and to explore the ambiguities of manhood and morality in a war gone terribly wrong.  Beautifully written and searingly heartfelt, If I Die in a Combat Zone is a masterwork of its genre.

Synopsis:

Award-winning writer Tim O'Brien's searing memoir of his years as a soldier in Vietnam.

About the Author

Tim O'Brien received the 1979 National Book Award in fiction for Going After Cacciato. His other works include the acclaimed novels The Things They Carried and July, July. Also, In the Lake of the Woods received the James Fenimore Cooper Prize from the Society of American Historians and was named the best novel of 1994 by Time. Tim lives in Austin, Texas. Dan John Miller is an American actor and musician. In the Oscar-winning Walk the Line, he starred as Johnny Cash's guitarist and best friend, Luther Perkins, and has also appeared in George Clooney's Leatherheads and My One and Only, with Renee Zellweger. An award-winning audiobook narrator, Dan has garnered multiple Audie Award nominations, winning for The Wrecking Crew by Kent Hartman; has twice been named a Best Voice by AudioFile magazine; and has received several AudioFile Golden Earphones Awards and a Listen-Up Award from Publishers Weekly. He has narrated books by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Philip Roth as well as by Pat Conroy, Andre Dubus III, John Green, Nora Roberts, and Dean Koontz. Dan lives in the Detroit, Michigan, area with his wife, Tracee Mae, and their daughter, Frances Rose.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452660790
Author:
O'brien, Tim
Publisher:
Tantor Audio
Author:
Miller, Dan John
Author:
O'Brien, Tim
Author:
Miller, Dan
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography-Military
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Unabridged,MP3 - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.4 x 5.3 x 0.6 in

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» Biography » Literary
» Biography » Military
» History and Social Science » World History » Southeast Asia

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