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Title Conversations with Tim O'Brien / edited by Patrick A. Smith
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 210 pages)
Series Literary conversations series
Literary conversations series.
Contents Interview with Tim O'Brien / Larry McCaffery -- Tim O'Brien: "Maybe so" / Eric James Schroeder -- An interview with Tim O'Brien / Martin Naparsteck -- Staying true to Vietnam: writer Tim O'Brien aims for the war's nerve center / Gail Caldwell -- An interview with Tim O'Brien / Steven Kaplan -- Artful Dodge interviews Tim O'Brien / Daniel Bourne, Debra Shostak -- Responsibly inventing history: an interview with Tim O'Brien / Brian C. McNerney -- Tim O'Brien interview / Tobey C. Herzog -- About Tim O'Brien: a profile / Don Lee -- The heart under stress: interview with author Tim O'Brien / James Lindbloom -- Journeying from life to literature: an interview with American novelist Tim O'Brien / Lynn Wharton -- Tim O'Brien: an interview / Anthony Tambakis -- Tim O'Brien: author of July, July talks with Robert Birnbaum / Robert Birnbaum -- "Every question leads to the next": an interview with Tim O'Brien / Jonathan D'Amore -- An interview with Tim O'Brien / Steven Pressfield -- On war, heroes, and the power of literature: a conversation with Tim O'Brien / Patrick A. Smith
Summary On the strength of a National Book Award for his novel Going After Cacciato (1978) and a widely acclaimed short-story cycle, The Things They Carried (1990), Tim O'Brien (b. 1946) cemented his reputation as one of the most compelling chroniclers of Vietnam--and, in the process, was cast as a "Vietnam writer." But to confine O'Brien to a single piece of ground or a particular style is to ignore the broad sweep of a career spanning nearly four decades. In addition to detailed discussions of all of O'Brien's work--a memoir, If I Die in a Combat Zone (1973), and seven books of fiction--the sixteen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed Dec. 11, 2012)
Subject O'Brien, Tim, 1946- -- Interviews.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012016381
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161703679X (ebook)
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