Philip Caputo

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Birthday
10, 1941
Birthplace
Illinois
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Birthday
10, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

An American author and journalist, he is best known for his 1977 Vietnam War memoir A Rumor of War. His other works include Means of Escape (memoir); The Voyage (fiction); and In the Shadows of the Morning (non-fiction).

Before Fame

After graduating from Loyola University in Chicago, he worked as a reporter for The Chicago Tribune.

Trivia

He gave lectures at events sponsored by the National Book Committee, the American Library Association, and the American Publishers' Association.

Family Life

He grew up in Westchester, Illinois. He later married Leslie Ware.

Associated With

He was once a guest on the Charlie Rose Show.