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One Book, One Philadelphia
The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien

A city-wide celebration of reading
January 18-March 15, 2005

BEYOND THE BOOK: Memory and Creative Representations of the Viet Nam War

Picture of Tim O'Brien and book coverThe rare book and manuscript collections of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) members hold rich resources on the Viet Nam War, peace movements, and Southeast Asian immigrant populations in Philadelphia. Come hear John Baky, Librarian at LaSalle University, for a look at imaginative representations of the Viet Nam War - books, poetry, plays, film, other works of art -- and author Gary Kulik for insights on the forces that shape our memories of the war. Also featured: information about other research resources on the topic in PACSCL collections. Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 p.m., The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, 215-732-6200 ext 412.

Additional information: LaSalle University Library Department of Special Collections,
Imaginative Representations of the Civil War

For information on the 2003 selection, The Price of a Child by Lorene Cary,
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