The Resource The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz

The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz

Label
The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom
Title
The long walk
Title remainder
the true story of a trek to freedom
Statement of responsibility
Slavomir Rawicz
Title variation
Way back
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp. The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners desperate march out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India
Summary
Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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223015
Cataloging source
DLC
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Rawicz, Slavomir
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Rawicz, Slavomir
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Escapes
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of a trek to freedom
Label
The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9780762761296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Label
The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9780762761296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map

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