Philip Caputo

United States

Philip Caputo Bio

Who is Philip Caputo

One the renowned journalist and author from America. He gained numerous attention after publishing memoir of his experiences of Vietnam War named "A Rumor of War."

Early Life (Childhood)

Born in Westchester, Illinois. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago.Then he set served in United States Marine Corps. After that he stepped in journalism.

Interesting Facts

In 1975 in the Battle of the Hotels of Lebanon he was shot and injured by Ak-47. His memoir A Rumor of War is translated in 15 languages and sold more than two million copies.

Personal Life

Philip is married twice. He has two children from his second Leslie Ware. They are Marc and Geoffrey. Information regarding his first wife is undisclosed.


Received Pulitzer Prize, Overseas Press Club Award, the Sidney Hillman Foundation Award, the Connecticut Book Award and the Boston Library Literary Lights Award.