The Things They Carried
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The Things They Carried


Missoula Public Library invites you to take part in the Big Read 2014 by reading Tim O'Brien's book The Things They Carried.   Find out where you can go to pick up a free copy or download the eBook.  Contact Missoula Public Library for more information.

The Big Read: The Things They Carried

The Little Read: Water Buffalo Days

The Middle Read: Cracker!


Join in a discussion, take in an exhibit, attend a lecture, workshop, theater, music, or art event.


Learn more about Tim O'Brien and the Vietnam War, view resources for book discussion groups, teachers, and more!


The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. This community-wide effort is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and generous support from Missoula's Big Read 2014 partners.