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The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom

Author: Slavomir Rawicz
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp. The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners desperate march out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Polish
Biography
Named Person: Slavomir Rawicz
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavomir Rawicz
ISBN: 0762761296 9780762761296 9781599219752 1599219751
OCLC Number: 680350174
Description: x, 277 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Ronald Downing --
Introduction to the Polish edition --
Kharkov and Lubyanka --
Trial and sentence --
From prison to cattle truck --
Three thousand miles by train --
Chain gang --
End of the journey --
Life in Camp 303 --
The wife of the commissar --
Plans for escape --
Seven across the Lena River --
Baikal and a fugitive girl --
Kristina joins the party --
Across the Trans-Siberian Railway --
Eight enter Mongolia --
Life among the friendly Mongols --
The Gobi Desert : hunger, drought and death --
Snake meat and mud --
The last of the Gobi --
Six enter Tibet --
Five by-pass Lhasa --
Himalayan foothills --
Strange creatures --
Four reach India --
Afterword to the 1997 edition.
Responsibility: Slavomir Rawicz.

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Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp. The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners desperate march out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India.

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