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The railway man

Author: Eric Lomax
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This a story of survival and of courage. Eric Lomax was tortured by the Japanese on the Burma-Siam railway. Fifty years later he met one his tormentors.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Lomax
ISBN: 0099582317 9780099582311
OCLC Number: 222142573
Awards: Winner of Joe Ackerley Prize 1996
Winner of J.R. Ackerley Prize 1996
Winner of NCR Book Award 1996
Winner of AT & T Non-Fiction Award 1996
Winner of Esquire/Apple/Waterstone Non-Fiction Award 1995
Short-listed for McVities Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year 1995
Description: 276 pages : 1 map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Eric Lomax.

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING COLIN FIRTH, NICOLE KIDMAN AND JEREMY IRVINEDuring the second world war Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the  Read more...

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