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A rumor of war

Author: Philip Caputo
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Owl books edView all editions and formats
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Philip J. Caputo's memories of the sixteen months he served in Vietnam, from 1965-66, and the emotional devastation he suffered from it, written a decade after his return home.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Philip Caputo; Philip Caputo; Philip Caputo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Caputo
ISBN: 9780805046953 080504695X 9780812430561 0812430565 0613423356 9780613423359
OCLC Number: 874214380
Notes: Originally published: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Wilson, 1977.
"An Owl book."
"With a twentieth-anniversary postscript by the author"--Cover.
Description: xxi, 356 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The splendid little war --
pt. 2. The officer in charge of the dead --
pt. 3. In death's grey land.
Responsibility: Philip Caputo.

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"To call it the best book about Vietnam is to trivialize it . . . A Rumor of War is a dangerous and even subversive book, the first to insist--and the insistence is all the more powerful because it Read more...

 
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