The Things They Carried Audiobook, by Jill Colella Play Audiobook Sample

The Things They Carried Audiobook

The Things They Carried Audiobook, by Jill Colella Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Tim Wheeler Publisher: CliffsNotes on Brilliance Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 2.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 2.13 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Cliffs Notes Series Release Date: March 2011 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781611068313

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

28

Longest Chapter Length:

25:52 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

59 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

09:12 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

1

Publisher Description

This CliffsNotes study guide on Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read The Things They Carried. Reading a literary work doesn’t mean that you immediately grasp the major themes and devices used by the author; this study guide will help supplement you reading to be sure you get all you can from O'Brien's The Things They Carried. CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, practice projects, and more. For further information on Tim O'Brien and The Things They Carried, check out the CliffsNotes Resource Center at www.cliffsnotes.com. IN THIS AUDIOBOOK • Learn about the Life and Background of Tim O'Brien • Hear an Introduction to The Things They Carried • Explore themes, character development, and recurring images in the Critical Commentaries • Learn new words from the Glossary at the end of each Chapter • Examine in-depth Character Analyses • Acquire an understanding of The Things They Carried with Critical Essays • Reinforce what you learn to further your study online at www.cliffsnotes.com

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"One of the best accounts I have read on the Vietnam War. O'Brian is a master storyteller and pulls the reader into the book with uncanny ease."

— Doug (5 out of 5 stars)

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    — Bailey, 10/8/2016

About Jill Colella

Jill Colella earned a master’s degree at the University of Maryland in English literature, specializing in Vietnam war narratives in film and literature. The daughter of a Vietnam veteran, she founded The Children of Vietnam Combat Veterans Project in 1997 to speak to specific concerns of families of veterans. She is the author of After Vietnam: War Stories from a Veteran’s Daughter, a memoir of the effects her father’s service had on her family.

About Tim Wheeler

Tim Wheeler has received over 150 national and international awards for his work in radio. In addition to his voice work in both radio commercials and books, he writes, produces, and records Obstructed View, an award-winning humor column that appears both in print and on several radio stations.