If I die in a combat zone: box me up and ship me home

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Delta/Seymour Lawrence, Aug 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 203 pages
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In this searing, intensely personal memoir, O'Brien takes readers into the dark heart of the Vietnam war--to experience combat from behind an infantryman's rifle. A new Delta edition.

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A good read for a student to gain useful insights ... - Goodreads
I loved his writing style. - Goodreads
It was easy to read, and brutally honest. - Goodreads
The plot of the story is, among other things, varied. - Goodreads
If you grieve, you will love his writing. - Goodreads
O'Brien has a great way of writing. - Goodreads

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"It's sad when you learn you're not much of a hero" - O'Brien Read full review

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Two things you need to know if you are a civilian: FMG means f-ing Military Grunt Charlie is another name for the enemy Now you are ready to read this behind the scenes encounter of this infantry ... Read full review

Contents

Days
1
ProPatria
11
Beginning
16
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Tim O'Brien received the 1979 National Book Award in Fiction for Going After Cacciato. His novel The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix de Meilleur Livre Etranger and the "Chicago Tribune" Heartland Prize. His two most recent novels, In the Lake of the Woods and Tomcat in Love, were national bestsellers.

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