If I Die in a Combat Zone by Tim O'Brien
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A candid view of the American military establishment and the Vietnam conflict as witnessed by a foot soldier in the late sixties.
 

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Tim O’Brien was born in Minnesota and served as a foot soldier in Vietnam from 1969 to1970, and after graduate studies at Harvard worked as a reporter for the Washington Post. When If I Die in a Combat Zone was published in 1973, it established him as one of the leading American writers of his generation, a status that was confirmed when Going After Cacciato won the 1979 National Book Award for fiction.
 
Published April 24, 1995 by Flamingo. 208 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Non-fiction

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O'Brien's memoir of his days as a U.S. Army foot soldier fighting in Vietnam was released in 1973, although some segments were published while he was still enlisted. Although he recaps his own experiences, O'Brien speaks for legions of soldiers before and since as he discusses his small-town U.S....

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