Tim O'Brien

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American novelist

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According to Wikipedia, Tim O'Brien is an American novelist who served as a soldier in the Vietnam War. Much of his writing is about wartime Vietnam, and his later work often explores the postwar lives of its veterans. O’Brien is perhaps best known for his book The Things They Carried , a collection of linked semi-autobiographical stories inspired by O'Brien's wartime experiences. In 2010, The New York Times described the latter as “ a classic of contemporary war fiction.” In addition, O’Brien is acclaimed for his war novel, Going After Cacciato , which received the National Book Award.

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