Going After Cacciato

By | January 28, 2018
Going After Cacciato Author Tim O’Brien
ISBN-10 0767904427
ISBN-13 9780767904421
Year 1999-09-01
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher Broadway Books
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A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE THINGS THEY CARRIED To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby Dick a novel about whales So wrote The New York Times of Tim O Brien s now classic novel of Vietnam Winner of the 1979 National Book Award Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked this strangest of wars In a blend of reality and fantasy this novel tells the story of a young soldier who one day lays down his rifle and sets off on a quixotic journey from the jungles of Indochina to the streets of Paris In its memorable evocation of men both fleeing from and meeting the demands of battle Going After Cacciato stands as much more than just a great war novel Ultimately it s about the forces of fear and heroism that do battle in the hearts of us all Now with Extra Libris material including a readers guide and bonus content

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