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|Genre/Form:||Personal narratives, Polish
|Named Person:||Slavomir Rawicz|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Slavomir Rawicz; Ronald Downing
|Notes:||"Slavomir Rawicz acknowledges his debt to Ronald Downing, who helped him write this book"--Title page verso.
Reprints the 1997 ed. The Long walk was originally published: London : Constable, 1956.
"The classic adventure that inspired the major motion picture The way back, directed by Peter Weir"--Page 4 of cover.
|Description:||x, 277 pages : map ; 20 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.
|Other Titles:||Way back (Motion picture)|
"The Long Walk is a book that I absolutely could not put down and one that I will never forget..."--Stephen Ambrose "A poet with steel in his soul."--New York Times "One of the most amazing, heroic