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Going after Cacciato

by Tim O"Brien

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Published by Laurel .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7519283M
ISBN 100440214394
ISBN 109780440214397

  Cacciato is the book that brought him into national prominence by winning the National Book Award, less than a decade after the Vietnam War, the setting in which this story takes place. My impressions: Going After Cacciato is a fascinating read, creatively written, and it kept me on my toes throughout. For the first half (or more) I wondered. Going After Cacciato is Tim O'Brien's National Book Award winning novel. It is told in a dreamscape from the point of view of a young "Spec-Four". I found this novel to be an engaging and entertaining depiction of the Vietnam War, but I enjoyed The Things They Carried more for its minimalism and brutality/5().

  Going After Cacciato was a breakthrough book not only for O’Brien, but for American literature, the first howl of the Vietnam Vet hurling through the public’s disdain. It is that rare gem, a work of American magical realism. "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 National Book Award, Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked this strangest of wars.

  "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 National Book Award, Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked this strangest of wars/5(K). Tim O’Brien, American novelist noted for his writings about American soldiers in the Vietnam War. His notable books included the nonfiction If I Die in a Combat Zone, Box Me Up and Ship Me Home and the novels Going After Cacciato and The Things They Carried. Learn more about O’Brien’s life and career.


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Going After Cacciato, which won the National Book Award in over John Irving’s The World According to Garp and John Cheever’s Stories, was the account of a platoon forced to chase one of its AWOL soldiers. Winning the National Book Award solidified O’Brien’s reputation as a masterful writer concerned with the.

It's hard not to be of two more or less uneasy minds about this ambitious book. O'Brien (If I Die In A War Zone, Northern Lights) has come directly to his subject—Vietnam—with great formal care and deep knowledge, and yet at least half the time it feels as if he's traveling in someone else's boots.

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