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Rumour of War [Hardcover]

Philip Caputo
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1 Sep 1977
In March 1965, Marine Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed in Danang 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.

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  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan; First Edition edition (1 Sep 1977)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0333230663
  • ISBN-13: 978-0333230664
  • Product Dimensions: 21.4 x 14.8 x 3.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,283,784 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Rumour of War - An insight 1 Nov 2007
Format:Hardcover
Having read similar works by a number of authors I rate this as the best work I've read so far for it's insight and vivid detail. This isn't a pretty tale but a down to earth document that cannot leave even the most hard nosed of readers unshaken.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellence More Than A Rumor 26 Sep 2004
By Robert Bradley Kennedy - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
A Rumour of War is a recognized classic in the field of Vietnam War literature. It is held in the highest regard by knowledgable readers of all opinions about this war because of its accuracy and brutal honesty. One need not get too far into it in order to perceive the nobility and courage with which Caputo discharged his duty. Unfortunately, that did not protect him from the horrors caused by the ambigous nature of a counter-insurgent operation. This book hardly needs my humble endorsement, which I offer, so readers coming across this stray listing don't miss out on one of the greats of the literature of Vietnam.

Brad Kennedy, Author of "Heroes or Something"
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