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The railway man

Author: Eric Lomax
Publisher: London : Random House, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude radio. Left emotionally scarred and unable to form normal relationships, Lomax suffered for years until, with the help of his wife, Patti Lomax, and of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, he came terms with what happened. Fifty years after the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Scottish
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lomax, Eric.
Railway man.
London : Random House, 1996, ©1995
(OCoLC)36460301
Named Person: Eric Lomax; Eric Lomax
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Lomax
ISBN: 9781409087878 1409087875
OCLC Number: 696243319
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: 1 online resource (276 pages) : map
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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