0553816578
One fourteenth of an elephant : a memoir of life and death on the Burma-Thailand railway / Ian Denys Peek.
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Author: Peek, Ian Denys.
Publication year: 2005
Format: Book
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2005.
ISBN: 9780553816570 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: Australia: Pan Macmillan, 2003; London: Doubleday, 2004.
World War 2
Prisoners of war
In 1942, Singapore fell to the Japanese. The author and his brother were just two of the tens of thousands of British and Commonwealth soldiers and citizens taken prisoner. This is a powerful memoir of life and death as a prisoner of war working on the Burma-Thailand railway.
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Physical Description:
609 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm.

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