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And the Next BIG READ Is…..

August 23rd, 2013 by calee51


The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien.

Tim O’Brien’s collection of related stories about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War has been chosen as this year’s Greater Wilmington Big Read.  There will be a wide variety of local events–including book discussions, lectures, film screenings, exhibits, etc.–beginning in October and continuing through February.  In January, author Tim O’Brien will be in Wilmington to speak about The Things They Carried.

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.  For more details about The Big Read Greater Wilmington, check out our website:

The Things They Carried

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411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Castle Hayne, NC 28429

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Burgaw, NC 28425

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