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Tim O'Brien

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20041020

Vietnam War veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and fiction writer Tim O’Brien is best known for his novel The Things They Carried, which won a National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.  O’Brien discusses his book July, July, set during the Class of ‘69’s 30th college reunion, and how his fiction relates to the Baby Boomer generation.

Programs with Tim O'Brien from 1999 and 2018 are also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Vietnam War, Baby Boomers, Fiction | Interview Year: 2003 | Genre: Fiction |

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New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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