The Things They Carried by Tim O'brien

I'm reading Tim O'brien's The Things They Carried again. Tim O'brien is one of my favorite authors and it's been great to get into him again.

Here's a great quote from this book:

"And in the end, of course, a true war story is never about war. It's about sunlight. It's about the special way that dawn spreads out on a river when you know you must cross the river and march into the mountains and do things you are afraid to do. It's about love and memory. It's about sorrow. It's about sisters who never write back and people who never listen."

Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.

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