A CLASSIC FROM THE "e;NEW YORK TIMES"e; BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF "e;THE THINGS THEY CARRIED
"e;To call "e;Going After Cacciato"e; a novel about war is like calling "e;Moby-Dick"e; a novel about whales."e;
So wrote "e;The"e; "e;New York Times"e; of Tim O'Brien's now classic novel of Vietnam. Winner of the 1979 National Book Award, "e;Going After Cacciato"e; captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked this strangest of wars.
In a blend of reality and fantasy, this novel tells the story of a young soldier who one day lays down his rifle and sets off on a quixotic journey from the jungles of Indochina to the streets of Paris. In its memorable evocation of men both fleeing from and meeting the demands of battle, "e;Going After Cacciato"e; stands as much more than just a great war novel. Ultimately it's about the forces of fear and heroism that do battle in the hearts of us all.
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Going after Cacciato