Tim O'Brien, acclaimed author of Vietnam War novel, spends an hour in studio with Dana & Parks

"The Things They Carried" considered a classic work of literature

Dana & Parks
October 11, 2017 - 6:09 pm

Tim O'Brien delivered one of the best hours of the Dana & Parks Show... ever.

O'Brien is the author of The Things They Carried - a collection of short stories about an Army infantry company in the Vietnam War, written as historical fiction. 

He spent an hour with Scott and Dana, sharing stories and insight from his time in Vietnam during the war, and how it helped him craft the award winning book.


The novel is a critically acclaimed piece of literature and has won numerous awards, along with being a finalist for the Pulitzer prize.

The author is in town, appearing at the Kansas City Library as part of its Big Read series, on Thursday October 12th, at 6:30pm.

General admission for the KC Library event is at capacity, however the library will be livestreaming O'Brien's talk for free on its YouTube channel, and will be available after.







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