A Rumor of War

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

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  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Pages : 328 pages
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  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 9 reviews
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A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 25 October 1996
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A personal memoir of the war in Vietnam, in which the author first served as a Marine and which he later covered as a reporter.

Some Rise by Sin

Some Rise by Sin
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 09 May 2017
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New York Times bestselling author Philip Caputo tells the story of a Franciscan priest struggling to walk a moral path through the shifting and fatal realities of an isolated Mexican village The Mexican village of San Patricio is being menaced by a bizarre, cultish drug cartel infamous for its brutality. As the townspeople try to defend themselves by forming a vigilante group, the Mexican army and police have their own ways of fighting back. Into this volatile mix of forces

Chickenhawk

Chickenhawk
  • Author : Robert Mason
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 29 March 2005
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A true, bestselling story from the battlefield that faithfully portrays the horror, the madness, and the trauma of the Vietnam War More than half a million copies of Chickenhawk have been sold since it was first published in 1983. Now with a new afterword by the author and photographs taken by him during the conflict, this straight-from-the-shoulder account tells the electrifying truth about the helicopter war in Vietnam. This is Robert Mason’s astounding personal story of men at war. A

Colder than Hell

Colder than Hell
  • Author : Joseph Owen
  • Publisher : Naval Institute Press
  • Release : 11 October 2012
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During the early, uncertain days of the Korean War, World War II veteran and company lieutenant Joe Owen saw firsthand how the hastily assembled mix of some two hundred regulars and raw reservists hardened into a superb Marine rifle company known as Baker-One-Seven. As comrades fell wounded and dead around them on the frozen slopes above Korea's infamous Chosin Reservoir, Baker-One-Seven's Marines triumphed against the relentless human-wave assaults of Chinese regulars and took part in the breakout that destroyed six

Horn of Africa

Horn of Africa
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 13 June 2012
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When Vietnam veteran and foreign correspondent Charlie Gage is recruited by the shadowy Thomas Colfax to assist with something called Operation Atropos, he has no idea he is about to be enlisted for guerilla warfare in northeast Africa. Once he realizes he’s a mercenary, however, he is not at all concerned. Ever since his young secretary was killed by a grenade at their bureau office in Beirut a couple of years before, he has lost all volition. Which is

10,000 Days of Thunder

10,000 Days of Thunder
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 15 November 2011
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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

Matterhorn

Matterhorn
  • Author : Karl Marlantes
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 01 April 2010
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Intense, powerful, and compelling, Matterhorn is an epic war novel in the tradition of Norman Mailer’s The Naked and the Dead and James Jones’s The Thin Red Line. It is the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood. Standing in their way are not merely the North Vietnamese but also monsoon

Acts of Faith

Acts of Faith
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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A disparate group of men and women confronts their own individual moral crises, fears, and physical dangers as they work to alleviate the hardships and suffering caused by civil war and famine in contemporary Sudan. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

Indian Country

Indian Country
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 13 June 2012
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Indian Country is a sweeping, brave and compassionate story from one of our most acclaimed chroniclers of the Vietnam experience. Christian Starkmann follows his boyhood friend, an Ojibwa Indian called Bonny George, from the wilderness of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where they roamed, hunted and fished in their youths, to the wilderness of Vietnam, where they serve as soldiers in the same platoon. After returning home from the war, his friend buried on the battlefield he left behind, Christian begins

Fields of Fire

Fields of Fire
  • Author : James Webb
  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Release : 29 April 2019
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James Webb’s classic, scorching novel of the Vietnam War. They each had their reasons for becoming a Marine. They each had their illusions. Goodrich came fresh from Harvard. Snake got the tattoo before he even got the uniform. Hodges was haunted by the spirits of family heroes. Three young men, from vastly different worlds, were plunged into a white-hot, murderous melting pot of jungle warfare in the An Hoa Basin, Vietnam, 1969. They had no way of knowing what awaited

Beyond the Quagmire

Beyond the Quagmire
  • Author : Geoffrey W. Jensen,Matthew M. Stith
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Release : 15 March 2019
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In Beyond the Quagmire, thirteen scholars from across disciplines provide a series of provocative, important, and timely essays on the politics, combatants, and memory of the Vietnam War. Americans believed that they were supposed to win in Vietnam. As veteran and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Philip Caputo observed in A Rumor of War, “we carried, along with our packs and rifles, the implicit convictions that the Viet Cong would be quickly beaten and that we were doing something altogether noble and

Hunter's Moon

Hunter's Moon
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 06 August 2019
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"Powerful....Caputo's wisdom runs deep. Few writers have better captured the emotional lives of men." —The New York Times Book Review From Philip Caputo—the author of A Rumor of War, The Longest Road, and Some Rise By Sin—comes a captivating mosaic of stories set in a small town where no act is private and the past is never really past Hunter’s Moon is set in Michigan’s wild, starkly beautiful Upper Peninsula, where a cast of recurring

Crossers

Crossers
  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Rumor of War presents a tale inspired by the brutality and beauty of life on the Arizona-Mexico border where September 11 widower Gil Castle finds his efforts to heal challenged by dark truths about his fearsome grandfather and retaliations against his act of kindness. Reprint.

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer
  • Author : Siegfried Sassoon
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 30 August 2021
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"Memoirs of an Infantry Officer" by Siegfried Sassoon. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone