Philip Caputo is an American author and journalist best-known for “A Rumor of War”, a best-selling memoir of his experiences during the Vietnam War. After serving three years in the Corps, Philip joined the staff of the “Chicago Tribune”. He was part of a writing team that won the Pulitzer Prize for reporting on election fraud in Chicago.
Caputo?s books include “Means of Escape: A War Correspondent’s Memoir of Life and Death in Afghanistan, the Middle East, and Vietnam”, “In the Shadows of the Morning: Essays On Wild Lands, Wild Waters, and a Few Untamed People”, and “Acts of Faith”.
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