A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 9781429959667
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The 40th anniversary edition of the classic Vietnam memoir—featured in the PBS documentary series The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick—with a new foreword by Kevin Powers In March of 1965, Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Danang 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 Rumor of War is far more than one soldier’s story. Upon its publication in 1977, it shattered America’s indifference to the fate of the men sent to fight in the jungles of Vietnam. In the years since then, it has become not only a basic text on the Vietnam War but also a renowned classic in the literature of wars throughout history and, as the author writes, of "the things men do in war and the things war does to them." "Heartbreaking, terrifying, and enraging. It belongs to the literature of men at war." —Los Angeles Times Book Review

10,000 Days of Thunder

10,000 Days of Thunder [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Total Pages : 128
  • ISBN-10 : 1442444541
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, … GET BOOK
Rumours Of War

Rumours Of War [Allan Mallinson]

  • Author : Allan Mallinson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 560
  • ISBN-10 : 1407068571
Perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell and CS Forester, another engrossing Matthew Hervey adventure from the pen of THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSEL … GET BOOK
Means of Escape

Means of Escape [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Total Pages : 400
  • ISBN-10 : 1429921846
"A riveting memoir of years of living dangerously."—Kirkus Reviews For the countless readers who have admired Philip Caputo's classic memoir of Vietnam, … GET BOOK
Indian Country

Indian Country [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 432
  • ISBN-10 : 0307822060
Indian Country is a sweeping, brave and compassionate story from one of our most acclaimed chroniclers of the Vietnam experience. Christian Starkmann follo … GET BOOK
Beyond the Quagmire

Beyond the Quagmire [Geoffrey W. Jensen,Matthew M. Stith]

  • Author : Geoffrey W. Jensen,Matthew M. Stith
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 440
  • ISBN-10 : 1574417584
In Beyond the Quagmire, thirteen scholars from across disciplines provide a series of provocative, important, and timely essays on the politics, combatants … GET BOOK
Horn of Africa

Horn of Africa [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 496
  • ISBN-10 : 0307822079
When Vietnam veteran and foreign correspondent Charlie Gage is recruited by the shadowy Thomas Colfax to assist with something called Operation Atropos, he … GET BOOK
Some Rise by Sin

Some Rise by Sin [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 368
  • ISBN-10 : 1627794751
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 reali … GET BOOK
Dispatches

Dispatches [Michael Herr]

  • Author : Michael Herr
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 272
  • ISBN-10 : 0307814165
"The best book to have been written about the Vietnam War" (The New York Times Book Review); an instant classic straight from the front lines. From its ter … GET BOOK
Acts of Faith

Acts of Faith [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 688
  • ISBN-10 : 140004491X
Philip Caputo’s tragic and epically ambitious new novel is set in Sudan, where war is a permanent condition. Into this desolate theater come aid workers, … GET BOOK
DelCorso's Gallery

DelCorso's Gallery [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 368
  • ISBN-10 : 0307822052
A classic novel of Vietnam and its aftermath from Philip Caputo, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir A Rumor of War is widely considered among the best eve … GET BOOK
Fields of Fire

Fields of Fire [James Webb]

  • Author : James Webb
  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 400
  • ISBN-10 : 1788635191
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 … GET BOOK
Matterhorn

Matterhorn [Karl Marlantes]

  • Author : Karl Marlantes
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 592
  • ISBN-10 : 9780802197160
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 Thi … GET BOOK
Crossers

Crossers [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 464
  • ISBN-10 : 0307272982
When Gil Castle loses his wife, he retreats to his family’s sprawling homestead out west, a forsaken part of the country where drug lords have more power … GET BOOK
Chickenhawk

Chickenhawk [Robert Mason]

  • Author : Robert Mason
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Total Pages : 496
  • ISBN-10 : 110117515X
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 … GET BOOK
Fire in the Lake

Fire in the Lake [Frances FitzGerald]

  • Author : Frances FitzGerald
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 512
  • ISBN-10 : 0316074640
Frances FitzGerald's landmark history of Vietnam and the Vietnam War, "A compassionate and penetrating account of the collision of two societies that remai … GET BOOK
Colder than Hell

Colder than Hell [Joseph Owen]

  • Author : Joseph Owen
  • Publisher : Naval Institute Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 272
  • ISBN-10 : 1612512224
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 som … GET BOOK
The Longest Road

The Longest Road [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Total Pages : 320
  • ISBN-10 : 0805096965
In The Longest Road, one of America's most respected writers takes an epic journey across America, Airstream in tow, and asks everyday Americans what unite … GET BOOK
Street Without Joy

Street Without Joy [Bernard B. Fall]

  • Author : Bernard B. Fall
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 416
  • ISBN-10 : 0811767752
First published in 1961 by Stackpole Books, Street without Joy is a classic of military history. Journalist and scholar Bernard Fall vividly captured the s … GET BOOK
The Cat From Hue

The Cat From Hue [John Laurence]

  • Author : John Laurence
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 864
  • ISBN-10 : 0786724684
John Laurence covered the Vietnam war for CBS News from 1965 to 1970 and was judged by his colleagues to be the best television reporter of the war. His do … GET BOOK
Hunter's Moon

Hunter's Moon [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 224
  • ISBN-10 : 1627794778
"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 … GET BOOK
The Oxford History of Modern War

The Oxford History of Modern War [Charles Townshend]

  • Author : Charles Townshend
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 432
  • ISBN-10 : 0191501328
How has war shaped modern society and vice versa? How has it changed between the introduction of firearms and the invention of the atom bomb? How is war wa … GET BOOK
The Sorrow of War

The Sorrow of War [Bao Ninh]

  • Author : Bao Ninh
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 240
  • ISBN-10 : 1448105595
Kien’s job is to search the Jungle of Screaming Souls for corpses. He knows the area well – this was where, in the dry season of 1969, his battalion wa … GET BOOK
Passing Time

Passing Time [W.D. Ehrhart]

  • Author : W.D. Ehrhart
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 291
  • ISBN-10 : 0786487585
From 1969 to 1974 Ehrhart was just Passing Time. His reentry into the “world” began with his enrollment as a 21-year-old freshman (and token Vietnam ve … GET BOOK
...and a hard rain fell

...and a hard rain fell [John Ketwig]

  • Author : John Ketwig
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Total Pages : 432
  • ISBN-10 : 1402233841
"A magnetic, bloody, moving, and worm's-eye view of soldiering in Vietnam, an account that is from the first page to last a wound that can never heal. A se … GET BOOK
What It Is Like to Go to War

What It Is Like to Go to War [Karl Marlantes]

  • Author : Karl Marlantes
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 273
  • ISBN-10 : 0802195148
From the author of the award-winning, best-selling novel Matterhorn, comes a brilliant nonfiction book about war In 1968, at the age of twenty-three, Karl … GET BOOK
The Odyssey of Echo Company

The Odyssey of Echo Company [Doug Stanton]

  • Author : Doug Stanton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 336
  • ISBN-10 : 1476761930
SELECTED BY MILITARY TIMES AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * SELECTED BY THE SOCIETY OF MIDLAND AUTHORS’ AS THE BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR The New York … GET BOOK
The Sympathizer

The Sympathizer [Viet Thanh Nguyen]

  • Author : Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 384
  • ISBN-10 : 080219169X
Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel Winner of the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence i … GET BOOK
Belonging

Belonging [Nora Krug]

  • Author : Nora Krug
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Total Pages : 288
  • ISBN-10 : 1476796645
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * Silver Medal Society of Illustrators * * Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Bost … GET BOOK
The Village

The Village [Bing West]

  • Author : Bing West
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 400
  • ISBN-10 : 9780743478816
In Black Hawk Down, the fight went on for a day. In We Were Soldiers Once & Young, the fighting lasted three days. In The Village, one Marine squad fought … GET BOOK
On Murder Considered as one of the Fine Arts

On Murder Considered as one of the Fine Arts [Thomas de Quincey]

  • Author : Thomas de Quincey
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 29
  • ISBN-10 :
On Murder Considered as one of the Fine Arts is an essay by Thomas De Quincey. A fictional account of a report made to a gentleman's club regarding the vis … GET BOOK
Platoon Leader

Platoon Leader [James R. McDonough]

  • Author : James R. McDonough
  • Publisher : Presidio Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Total Pages : 256
  • ISBN-10 : 0307416380
A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam.' "Using a lean style and a sense of pacing draw … GET BOOK
Exiles

Exiles [Philip Caputo]

  • Author : Philip Caputo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 368
  • ISBN-10 : 0307556026
In this startling new work of fiction, the acclaimed author of A Rumor of War creates three powerful dramas of dislocation, following his characters places … GET BOOK
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer [Siegfried Sassoon]

  • Author : Siegfried Sassoon
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 209
  • ISBN-10 :
"Memoirs of an Infantry Officer" by Siegfried Sassoon. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. F … GET BOOK
City of Thieves

City of Thieves [David Benioff]

  • Author : David Benioff
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Total Pages : 272
  • ISBN-10 : 1440630585
From the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour and When the Nines Roll Over and co-creator of the HBO series Game of Thrones, a captivating novel ab … GET BOOK
When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

When Heaven and Earth Changed Places [Le Ly Hayslip]

  • Author : Le Ly Hayslip
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Total Pages : 368
  • ISBN-10 : 0307823687
It is said that in war heaven and earth change places not once, but many times. When Heaven and Earth Changed Places is the haunting memoir of a girl on th … GET BOOK
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning

War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning [Chris Hedges]

  • Author : Chris Hedges
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 224
  • ISBN-10 : 1610395107
As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. He ha … GET BOOK
The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam

The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam [Max Boot]

  • Author : Max Boot
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 784
  • ISBN-10 : 0871409437
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize (Biography) A New York Times bestseller, this “epic and elegant” biography (Wall Street Journal) profoundly recasts our … GET BOOK
The Mueller Report

The Mueller Report [Robert S. Mueller]

  • Author : Robert S. Mueller
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Political Science
  • Total Pages : 451
  • ISBN-10 : 0486840492
This is the full Mueller Report, as released on April 18, 2019, by the U.S. Department of Justice. A reprint of the report exactly as it was issued by the … GET BOOK
War Without Fronts

War Without Fronts [Bernd Greiner]

  • Author : Bernd Greiner
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: History
  • Total Pages : 528
  • ISBN-10 : 1409078922
Shortly before 8 am on 16 March 1968, C Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Regiment, 11th Brigade, Americal Division, on a search-and-destroy mission in Quang Ng … GET BOOK