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Philip Caputo

Philip CaputoBorn: 10-Jun-1941
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Rumor of War

Military service: USMC (Vietnam War)

Member of the Chicago Tribune team that won a 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for "uncovering flagrant violations of voting procedures in the primary election of March 21, 1972."

    University: BA English, Loyola University (1964)

    Chicago Tribune Foreign Correspondent (1970s)

    The Vietnam War (17-Sep-2017)

Author of books:
A Rumor of War (1977)
Horn of Africa: A Novel (1980, novel)
Delcorso's Gallery (1983)
Indian Country (1987)
Means of Escape: Memoirs of the Disasters of War (1991)
Equation for Evil (1996)
Exiles: Three Short Novels (1997, short stories)
The Voyage (1999)
Means of Escape: A War Correspondent's Memoir of Life and Death in Afghanistan, the Middle East, and Vietnam (2002)
Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa (2002)
In the Shadows of the Morning: Essays On Wild Lands, Wild Waters, and a Few Untamed People (2004, essays)
Acts of Faith: A Novel (2005, novel)
Ten Thousand Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War (2005)
13 Seconds: a Look Back at the Kent State Shootings (2005)

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