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True War Stories

True War Stories

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Published by Chivers Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • True stories,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Children"s Audio - 9-12

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Thorne (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7988961M
    ISBN 100754052222
    ISBN 109780754052227

    O’Brien tells several stories in the book in different ways. For example, in the story “Speaking of Courage,” Norman Bowker recalls the story of Kiowa’s death in Vietnam, for which he feels responsible. In the next story in the book, “Notes,” the character of .   And he's just published his first book, a novel called "The Yellow Birds." Alan Cheuse has our review. ALAN CHEUSE, BYLINE: How to tell a true war story.

    About The Author – Brian Wilson I am a 73 year old Vietnam Veteran. At a I dropped out of University and sound employment to join the New Zealand Army to fulfil a boyhood dream of “being a soldier”. It was more than that. I had had, up until then, experienced a stable, “successful” childhood: sound education, English scholar, competitive field hockey and rugby, captain of the.   Karl Marlantes's top 10 war stories From Homer to Norman Mailer, the novelist and Vietnam veteran chooses books that tell the 'numbing, confusing, occasionally thrilling' truth .

    The things that happen in war are so crazy that literal truth can't possibly capture them. Only emotional truth, or "story-truth," can, and O'Brien uses it liberally. Tim kills a guy on a trail and feels guilty about it, so he makes up a back-story for the kid in order to make the victim more human. Anthony Doer's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See proved that literature about World War II continues to fascinate readers. There is a huge array of books focusing on the conflict, the struggles of the military and ordinary people, the key moments, and many more subjects.


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