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Through the jungle of death : a boy's wartime escape from Burma

Author: Stephen Brookes
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A GRIPPING SURVIVOR STORY OF ONE FAMILY'S FLIGHT FROM BURMA DURING THE JAPANESE INVASION. "As uplifting a testimonial to human courage as any to emerge from World War II."--Daily Mail (London). "A tale of hair-raising adventure, survival, love and loss, shot through with rage, polemic, unlikely humour and a rare spiritual sensibility."--Telegraph Magazine (London). "Unique and heartfelt ... a tale of human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives, Burmese
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brookes, Stephen.
Through the jungle of death.
New York : Wiley, ©2001
(DLC) 2001017666
(OCoLC)45806406
Named Person: Stephen Brookes; Brooks family.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Brookes
ISBN: 0471189111 9780471189114
OCLC Number: 49414977
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 261 pages, [4] pages of plates) : map
Contents: Through the Jungle of Death; Contents; Illustrations List; Map; Prologue; 1 Soldiers of the King; 2 Bombers over Paradise; 3 Chasing the Serpent; 4 Sawbwa Fang of Mangshih; 5 Fly Me to India; 6 Prelude to Disaster; 7 The Rat Trap; 8 Racing the Monsoon; 9 The Butteries of Kumon; 10 In the Valley of Death; 11 Through the Chinese Ambush; 12 The Scarecrows Arrive; 13 Shingbwiyang; 14 The Longhouse of Tears; 15 The Man Is Born; 16 I Have a Dream; 17 Journey's End; Epilogue; Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Stephen Brookes.

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A GRIPPING SURVIVOR STORY OF ONE FAMILY'S FLIGHT FROM BURMA DURING THE JAPANESE INVASION. "As uplifting a testimonial to human courage as any to emerge from World War II."--Daily Mail (London). "A tale of hair-raising adventure, survival, love and loss, shot through with rage, polemic, unlikely humour and a rare spiritual sensibility."--Telegraph Magazine (London). "Unique and heartfelt ... a tale of human resilience and bravery in the most desperate circumstances."--The Irish News. "Written with simplicity, understanding, and surprising good humour. It des.

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