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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
Creator
Author
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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
940.54/7247/0957
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D805.S65
LC item number
R39 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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
Control code
ocn946534656
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9781417773619
Isbn Type
(Cloth)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o946534656
  • (OCoLC)946534656
Label
The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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
Control code
ocn946534656
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9781417773619
Isbn Type
(Cloth)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o946534656
  • (OCoLC)946534656

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