They Carried the Land Itself

Far from a combat story of pride and glory, The Things They Carried is a compassionate tale of the American soldier.

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Vietnam-Era Photos Vietnam-Era Photos

By Crrlstaff
From the homefront to the warfront, check out the photos that were shared with us during our Vietnam Photo Project.
From the homefront to the warfront, check out the photos that were shared with us during our Vietnam Photo Project.
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Guest Picks: Tim O'Brien Guest Picks: Tim O'Brien

By Crrlcontributor
The author of the NEA Big Read, 'The Things They Carried' shares his favorite books.
The author of the NEA Big Read, 'The Things They Carried' shares his favorite books.
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Book Corner: Reading the Vietnam War Book Corner: Reading the Vietnam War

By Tracy
Think reading history isn't your thing? Here's a few reasons why we should do it anyway.
Think reading history isn't your thing? Here's a few reasons why we should do it anyway.
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NEA Big Read: The Things They Carried NEA Big Read: The Things They Carried

Central Rappahannock Regional Library is proud to be one of 79 recipients of an NEA Big Read grant to host Tim O'Brien's community…
Central Rappahannock Regional Library is proud to be one of 79 recipients of an NEA Big Read grant to host Tim O'Brien's community...
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Book Groups: The Things They Carried Book Groups: The Things They Carried

Join in on one of our monthly book groups to read and discuss The Things They Carried.
Join in on one of our monthly book groups to read and discuss The Things They Carried.
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Universal Class: The Vietnam War Universal Class: The Vietnam War

This free course provides historical background that set the stage for the conflict, the events that led directly to the war, and more.
This free course provides historical background that set the stage for the conflict, the events that led directly to the war, and more.
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