The Things They Carried
"A marvel of storytelling"
In this book the main character and his army are in war while trying to live a regular life. So throughout this book they try to explain what they like to do when they are not fighting in war, and what they like to carry around in there bags. The main character has a girlfriend back home and he cannot stop talking about her, all throughout the book he keeps telling you how much he loves her and he writes to her all the time. He has a few good friends that are in the army with him he always talks about what they have in there war bags and how weird they are. in the end he ends up being a war veteran who is awarded medals and his girlfriend does not end up even liking him.