Individual Author Record
Name: Phil CaputoPen Name: Philip Caputo Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1941 in Westchester, Illinois - a village of Chicago Sites:
Illinois ConnectionCaputo was born in Westchester, Illinois. He attended Fenwick High School in Oak Park and Loyola University in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationCaputo is a novelist and journalist. He shared a Pulitzer Prize in 1973, when he was a reporter for the ''Chicago Tribune''.He was born in Chicago and educated at Purdue and Loyola Universities. After graduating in 1964, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps for three years, including a 16-month tour of duty in Vietnam. He has written 14 books, including two memoirs, four books of general nonfiction, and eight novels. His acclaimed memoir of ''Vietnam, A Rumor of War'', is a memoir of his service during the Vietnam War as a marine lieutenant. It is widely regarded as a classic in the literature of war and has been published in 15 languages, has sold over 2 million copies since its publication in 1977.He now resides in Norwalk, Connecticut and Patagonia, Arizona.
*''A Rumor of War'', Holt, 1977*''Horn of Africa'', Holt, 1980*''DelCorso's Gallery'', Holt, 1983*''Indian Country'', Bantam, 1987*''Means of Escape'', Harper-Collins, 1991*''Equation for Evil'', Harper-Collins, 1996*''Exiles, Three Short Novels'', Knopf, 1997*''The Voyage: A Novel'', Vintage, 2000*''Ghosts of Tsavo, Stalking the Mystery of Lions of East Africa'', National Geographic, 2002*''10,000 Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War'', Atheneum, 2004*''13 Seconds, A Look Back at the Kent State Shootings'', Chamberlain Bros., 2005*''Acts of Faith'', Knopf, 2005*''Crossers'', Knopf, 2009