A Rumor of War
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 singular and marvelous work." —The New York Times
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Review: A Rumor Of WarUser Review - Jason Young - Goodreads
I was hesitant about this book for the first half of this book, and wouldn't have recommended it to most people. In the first two thirds of the book Caputo was a young marine, and like a lot of marine ... Read full review
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A Rumor Of War was actually a non-fiction book that I thoroughly enjoyed. I usually don't enjoy a history lesson, but this was a personal experience by the author and it was really interesting. I'm ... Read full review
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