After the disastrous Malayan campaign of 1942, the Japanese subjected their 40,000 prisoners to a pitiless regime of starvation and slavery. The author describes how he and his comrades drew upon unsuspected resources to survive.
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Russell Braddon was born in Sydney in 1921 and educated at the university there. In addition to The Naked Island, he also wrote a number of biographies (his acclaimed book on Joan Sutherland was published in 1962), novels, histories and TV scripts. He lived in Britain from 1949 until 1993, and died in New South Wales in 1995.
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Buchbeschreibung Charnwood, 1982. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000898562
Buchbeschreibung Charnwood, Anstey, Leicestershire, ENgland, 1982. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Good. No Jacket. Searle, Ronald (illustrator). Large Print. 0708980244 5-1/2 x 8-3/4 in. Prisoner of War, Ex-lib GOOD, NO JACKET; 465 pages; ex-library with usual treatment; large type edition of World War II classic of experience in Japanese Prisoner of War camp; contents clean and tight. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 025162