Coupon
Going After Cacciato
by Tim O'Brien


Overview - "To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby-Dick a novel about whales."

So wrote the New York Times of Tim O'Brien's now classic novel of Vietnam. Winner of the 1979 National Book Award, Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked this strangest of wars.
  Read more...

 
Paperback
  • Retail Price: $16.00
  • $9.92
    (Save 38%)

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 190 copies from $2.99
 
Download

This item is available only to U.S. billing addresses.
 
 
 
 

More About Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien
 
 
 
Overview
"To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby-Dick a novel about whales."

So wrote the New York Times of Tim O'Brien's now classic novel of Vietnam. Winner of the 1979 National Book Award, Going After Cacciato 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, Going After Cacciato 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.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780767904421
  • ISBN-10: 0767904427
  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • Publish Date: September 1999
  • Page Count: 352


Related Categories

Books > Fiction > War & Military

 
BAM Customer Reviews