O'Brien | Tim

The Things They Carried

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    Signed first edition of The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien.

    Octavo, [10], 273pp. Black cloth, black boards, title in gilt on spine, author’s signature stamped in gilt on front cover. Full number line listed on copyright page. Solid text block, unmarked pages, a fine example. In publisher’s dust jacket, $19.95 retail price on front flap, a slight amount of shelf wear, a near fine example. Signed by the author on the title page, inscribed “To Rozzy, Peace. Tim O’Brien / 22 Nov. 98.”

    The Things They Carried is a collection of short stories about an American platoon fighting in the Vietnam War, primarily based on the experience O’Brien had while serving as a member of the 23rd Infantry Division.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Boston

    Publisher

    Houghton Mifflin

    Edition

    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published

    1990

    ISBN
    Binding

    Hardcover

    Condition

    Fine

    Jacket Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

    O'Brien | Tim

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    Tim O'Brien