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If I die in a combat zone : [electronic resource] box me up and ship me home / Tim O'Brien.

By: O'Brien, Tim, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: A Laurel book.Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell Pub., 1987, c1973Description: 205 p. ; 17 cm.ISBN: 0440343119 (pbk.); 9780440343110 (pbk.).Subject(s): O'Brien, Tim, 1946- | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, AmericanDDC classification: 959.704/342/0924 Other classification: HU 4610 | HU 9800 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Subject: Before writing his award-winning Going After Cacciato, Tim O'Brien gave us this intensely personal account of his year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. The author takes us with him to experience combat from behind an infantryman's rifle, to walk the minefields of My Lai, to crawl into the ghostly tunnels, and to explore the ambiguities of manhood and morality in a war gone terribly wrong. Beautifully written and searingly heartfelt, If I Die in a Combat Zone is a masterwork of its genre.
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Before writing his award-winning Going After Cacciato, Tim O'Brien gave us this intensely personal account of his year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. The author takes us with him to experience combat from behind an infantryman's rifle, to walk the minefields of My Lai, to crawl into the ghostly tunnels, and to explore the ambiguities of manhood and morality in a war gone terribly wrong. Beautifully written and searingly heartfelt, If I Die in a Combat Zone is a masterwork of its genre.

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