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Exiles

Exiles

(1997)
Three Short Novels
An omnibus of novels by

 
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 his mother's funeral falls in with an upper-crust couple who lavish attention on him and pull him into unexpected dilemmas.

Then to Australia's Torres Strait, where a charismatic but troublesome stranger washes ashore into the thick of a struggle for a tiny island's very identity.

Then to Vietnam--vintage Caputo territory--where a squad of misfits plunge deep into the jungle in search of the body of their mess sergeant, who has been carried off by a tiger.

No matter the backdrop, Philip Caputo's ear for the vernacular is unerring, while his interrogation of human nature--of the deceptions we inflict on ourselves and others--is unflinching. Exiles affirms the remarkable range, the freedom from genre, of a writer whose "meditations on the love and hate of war  were hailed by William Styron as "among the most eloquent I have read in modern literature.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 1999 : USA Hardback
Title: Exiles
Author(s): Philip Caputo
ISBN: 0-517-35350-4 / 978-0-517-35350-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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May 1998 : USA Hardback
Title: Exiles
Author(s): Philip Caputo
ISBN: 1-4177-1938-9 / 978-1-4177-1938-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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May 1997 : USA Hardback
Title: Exiles
Author(s): Philip Caputo
ISBN: 0-679-45038-6 / 978-0-679-45038-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

January 1920 : USA Paperback
Title: Exiles
Author(s): Philip Caputo
ISBN: 0-679-76838-6 / 978-0-679-76838-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Kindle Editions

September 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Exiles
Author(s): Philip Caputo
Publisher: Vintage
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