A Rumor of War: The Classic Vietnam Memoir by Philip Caputo

A Rumor of War: The Classic Vietnam Memoir

Philip Caputo

384 pages missing pub info (editions)

nonfiction autobiography biography history reflective slow-paced


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 wi...

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