Tim O'Brien
"Writing Vietnam"

Thursday, November 16, McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

 

Tim O'Brien is an American novelist who mainly writes about his experiences in the
Vietnam War and the impact that the war had on the American soldiers who
fought there. He teaches in the MFA fiction writing program at Texas State University.

O'Brien served as an infantry sergeant in the Army'c American Division near Quang Ngai
in 1970-71. He is the author of The Things They Carried; If I Die in a Combat Zone,
Box Me Up and Ship Me Home
; and Going After Cacciato.

 

Online Resources

Author's Bio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_O'Brien_(author)

Ken Lopez, Bookseller - personal critiques
http://www.lopezbooks.com/articles/obrien.html

Robert Birnbaum Interview (2002)
http://www.identitytheory.com/people/birnbaum72.html

Ticket Information

Admission is by ticket only
$12 or Elon ID


Tickets will be available at the Center for the Arts box office
on Thursday, October 26.