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Philip Caputo worked for nine years for the Chicago Tribune and shared a Pulitzer Prize in 1972 for his reporting on election fraud in Chicago. He is the author of seven other works of fiction and two memoirs, including A Rumor of War, about his service in Vietnam, and four works of nonfiction. He divides his time between Connecticut and Arizona.

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Acts of Faith

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $18.95

Thirty years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Philip Caputo crossed the deserts of Sudan and Eritrea on foot and camelback, a journey that inspired his first novel, Horn of Africa, and awakened a lifelong fascination with Africa. His travels have since taken him back to Sudan, as well as to... Read more >
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Acts of Faith

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $11.99

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Crossers

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $16.00

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 than police. Here Castle begins to rebuild his life, even as he uncovers some dark truths about his fearsome grandfather. When a Mexican illegal... Read more >
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Crossers

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

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DelCorso's Gallery

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 14, 2001
Price: $16.00

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 ever written about the experience of war.

At thirty-three, Nick DelCorso is an award-winning war photographer who has seen action and dodged bullets all over the world–most... Read more >
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DelCorso's Gallery

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Exiles

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 26, 1998
Price: $17.00

With Exiles, his first collection of shorter fiction, the author of the universally acclaimed, best-selling memoir A Rumor of War ("It will make the strongest among us weep,"  wrote John Gregory Dunne) sends the reader on a tripartite adventure.

First to suburban Connecticut, where a young blue-collar man on the way to... Read more >
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Exiles

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Horn of Africa
A Novel
Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 5, 2002
Price: $17.00

Pulitzer Prize—winner Philip Caputo spins a gut-leveling story about a broken man’s struggle for salvation and inner freedom in the midst of a broken nation’s fight for stability and peace.

When Vietnam veteran and foreign correspondent Charlie Gage realizes he’s been coerced into becoming a mercenary in a guerilla war, he... Read more >
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Horn of Africa
A Novel
Written by Philip Caputo


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Indian Country

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $18.00

For Vietnam veteran Christian Starkmann, the war did not end with his return home. It goes on, in his memories and dreams, affecting his life and those around him, especially his wife, June, whose story this is as much as it her husband’s.

“Indian Country,” a term used to designate hostile... Read more >
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Indian Country

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

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The Voyage
A Novel
Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 14, 2000
Price: $15.95

In the tradition of great seafaring adventures, The Voyage is an intricately plotted, superbly detailed, and gripping story of adventure and courage. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Philip Caputo has written a timeless novel about the dangerous reverberating effects of long held family secrets.

On a June morning in 1901, Cyrus Braithwaite orders his... Read more >
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The Voyage
A Novel
Written by Philip Caputo


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

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