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Unbound : a true story of war, love, and survival

Author: Dean King
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself surrounded and facing annihilation. Rather than surrender, these 86,000 Red Army soldiers embarked on an epic journey to safety, covering more than four thousand brutal miles on foot over the next year.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean King
ISBN: 9780316167086 0316167088
OCLC Number: 419263135
Notes: Includes maps on lining papers.
Description: xxv, 399 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: Pronunciation guide --
Principal women of this account of the Long March --
Useful terms --
Author's note --
The march to the West. A flowering ; The struggle ; The chosen : early October 1934 ; Leaving Jianxi : October 1934 ; No tears : October 1934 ; Into Hunan and Guangdong : October-November 1934 ; Xiang River debacle : November 25-December 1, 1934 --
Crossing southern China. Thundergod Cliff : December 1934 ; Into Guizhou : December 1934 ; Love, power, and revolution in Zunyi : January 1935 ; Little devils : January 1935 ; A new year : January-February 1935 ; Where the Han are unwelcome : March-April 1935 ; Dead child : April-May 1935 --
North through Sichuan. Two raging rivers : May 1935 ; Hitting the roof : June 1935 ; A meeting of armies : mid-June 1935 ; Through the Tibetan Snowies : July-August 1935 ; Beyond the Snowies : August 1935 ; The Caodi : August 1935 --
Home stretch. Life after death : September 1935 ; A five-hundred-mile sprint : September-October 1935 ; The Fourth Army hunkers down : October 1935-February 1936 ; A union of forces : November 1935-October 1936 ; In the throat : October-December 1936 ; The destruction of the West Route Army : January-March 1937 ; Prisoners of the Ma : April-November 1937.
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'...tells an astonishing and gripping tale of heroism and endurance by the women on this year-long trek from south-east to north-west China...This book is a heart-stirring tribute to them, but not Read more...

 
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