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A Rumor of War

Caputo, Philip (Book - 1977 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
A Rumor of War

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Baker & Taylor
A personal memoir of the war in Vietnam, in which the author first served as a Marine and which he later covered as a reporter

Blackwell North Amer
In March of 1965, Marine Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Danang with the first ground combat unit committed to fight in Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history's ugliest wars, he returned home - physically whole, emotionally wasted, his youthful idealism shattered. A decade later, Caputo would write in A Rumor of War, "This is simply a story about war, about the things men do in war and the things war does to them."

Authors: Caputo, Philip
Statement of Responsibility: Philip Caputo
Title: A rumor of war
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1977
Characteristics: xix, 346 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes: Autobiographical
Subject Headings: Soldiers United States Biography Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Personal narratives, American United States. Marine Corps Biography Caputo, Philip
Topical Term: Soldiers
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
LCCN: 76029900
ISBN: 003017631X
Research Call Number: JFE 78-161
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