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Northern Lights

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Northern Lights

Originally published in 1975, Tim O'Brien's debut novel demonstrates the emotional complexity and enthralling narrative tension that later earned him the National Book Award. At its core is the relationship between two brothers: one who went to Vietnam and one who stayed at home. As the two brothers struggle against an unexpected blizzard in Minnesota's remote north woods, what they discover about themselves and each other will change both of them forever.

Northern Lights
by Tim O’Brien

  • Publication Date: September 1, 1999
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Broadway
  • ISBN-10: 0767904419
  • ISBN-13: 9780767904414