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The bridge on the River Kwai

Author: Pierre Boulle; Xan Fielding; Secker & Warburg.
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Captured by the Japanese, British soldiers and their ranking officer, Colonel Nicholson are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge. Despite the cruel treatment by the brutal Colonel Saito, Nicholson displays unyelding courage and the bridge becomes a matter of obsessive British pride to him. Meanwhile, the British High Command has instructed a commando team to destroy the vital span.
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Genre/Form: Photoplay Editions
Dust jackets (Binding)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Boulle; Xan Fielding; Secker & Warburg.
OCLC Number: 163196326
Notes: Movie Tie-In (MTI), including stills and promotional material.
Description: 170 p. ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Pont de la rivière Kwai.
Responsibility: Pierre Boulle ; translated from the French by Xan Fielding.

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Captured by the Japanese, British soldiers and their ranking officer, Colonel Nicholson are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge. Despite the cruel treatment by the brutal Colonel Saito, Nicholson displays unyelding courage and the bridge becomes a matter of obsessive British pride to him. Meanwhile, the British High Command has instructed a commando team to destroy the vital span.

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