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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 16 August 1978
  • ISBN : UOM:39015005922888
  • Page : 328 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 9 voters

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A closeup look at the American experience in the Vietnam war.

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A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • ISBN : UOM:39015005922888
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A closeup look at the American experience in the Vietnam war.

A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13
  • ISBN : 1429959665
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The 40th anniversary edition of the classic Vietnam memoir—featured in the PBS documentary series The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick—with a new foreword by Kevin Powers In March of 1965, Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Danang with the first ground combat unit deployed to Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history’s ugliest wars, he returned home—physically whole but emotionally wasted, his youthful idealism forever gone. A

Summary of Philip Caputo's A Rumor of War

Summary of Philip Caputo's A Rumor of War
  • Author : Everest Media,
  • Publisher : Everest Media LLC
  • Release Date : 2022-07-02T22:59:00Z
  • ISBN : 9798822532700
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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 I was more prepared for death than I was for life when I returned from the war in 1967. I had learned how to face death and cause it, with everything on the evolutionary scale of weapons from the knife to the 3. 5-inch rocket launcher. #2 I grew up in Westchester, Illinois, one of the towns that rose from the prairies around Chicago as a result of postwar

A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 1996-11-15
  • ISBN : 080504695X
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The classic Vietnam memoir, as relevant today as it was almost thirty years ago. In March of 1965, Marine Lieutenent Philip J. Caputo landed at Da Nang with the first ground combat unit deployed to Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history's ugliest wars, he returned home—physically whole but emotionally wasted, his youthful idealism forever gone. A Rumor of War is more than one soldier's story. Upon its publication in 1977, it shattered America's

Vietnam

Vietnam
  • Author : Al Santoli,Peter Goldman,Tony Fuller,Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 1985-10-01
  • ISBN : 0345329686
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Philip Caputo's A Rumor of War

Philip Caputo's A Rumor of War
  • Author : John Sacret Young,Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979
  • ISBN : OCLC:40324611
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Rumor of War Teacher's Guide

Rumor of War Teacher's Guide
  • Author : Caputo
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 0805067914
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The Soldier's Perspective in A Rumor of War

The Soldier's Perspective in A Rumor of War
  • Author : Kyla Haime
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : OCLC:502418028
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Tim O'Brien and Michael Herr, two very famous Vietnam War writers, seem to have gotten war narrative theorists to conclude that Vietnam War Literature cannot be cohesive since the war itself is fragmented. Philip Caputo's memoir, A Rumor of War, seems to have taken these components of war and has carefully sewn them together to provide his reader's with a cohesive, truthful, and compelling war narrative. In O'Brien's narrative, The Things They Carried, facts are given and then called into

American Myth and the Legacy of Vietnam

American Myth and the Legacy of Vietnam
  • Author : John Hellmann
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 1989-11-17
  • ISBN : 0231515383
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American Myth and the Legacy of Vietnam

Encyclopedia of Literature and Politics: S-Z

Encyclopedia of Literature and Politics: S-Z
  • Author : M. Keith Booker
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 0313335680
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More than 500 alphabetically arranged entries by more than 200 expert contributors overview the complex relationship between literature and politics.

A Rumor Of War

A Rumor Of War
  • Author : Elbert Nogueira
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-27
  • ISBN : 9798511251127
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The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, [55] was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.[8] It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was supported by the Soviet Union, China, [12], and other communist allies; South Vietnam was supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand, and other anti-communist allies.[56][57] The war, considered

Walking Point

Walking Point
  • Author : Thomas Myers
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1988-07-07
  • ISBN : 0195363841
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Arguing that the unprecedented nature of our first postmodernist war demanded either the revision of traditional modes of war writing or the discovery of new styles that would render the emotional and psychological center of a new national trauma, this study assesses the most important novels and personal memoirs written by Americans about the Vietnam War. Myers examines the work of Tim O'Brien, David Halberstam, Ward Just, Stephen Wright, John Del Vecchio, and others working in the modes of realism,

Means of Escape

Means of Escape
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2009-03-31
  • ISBN : 9781429921848
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"A riveting memoir of years of living dangerously."—Kirkus Reviews For the countless readers who have admired Philip Caputo's classic memoir of Vietnam, A Rumor of War, here is his powerful recounting of his life and adventures, updated with a foreword that assesses the state of the world and the journalist's art. As a journalist, Caputo has covered many of the world's troubles, and in Means of Escape, he tells the reader in moving and clear-eyed prose how he made

10,000 Days of Thunder

10,000 Days of Thunder
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • ISBN : 9781442444546
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It was the war that lasted ten thousand days. The war that inspired scores of songs. The war that sparked dozens of riots. And in this stirring chronicle, Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist Philip Caputo writes about our country's most controversial war -- the Vietnam War -- for young readers. From the first stirrings of unrest in Vietnam under French colonial rule, to American intervention, to the battle at Hamburger Hill, to the Tet Offensive, to the fall of Saigon, 10,000 Days

Means of Escape

Means of Escape
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Harpercollins
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : UOM:39015022058690
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The author of A Rumor of War recounts his harrowing tales of life as a foreign correspondent (SEE QUOTE)