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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.

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

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