Can a fictional story convey more truths about war than actual facts? Tim O’Brien’s Vietnam War novel The Things They Carried is the first book in our “War, Not-War, & Peace” reading and discussion series. Readers discuss the book’s exploration of the realities of war and the difficulty of expressing war’s impact.
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“It was a really great discussion this evening.” –Amy Gantt (via Facebook)