The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom

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Turtleback Books, Apr 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 245 pages
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Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp.

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The writing style is stunning and prosaic. - Goodreads
really difficult to read. - Goodreads
Loved the relationships, loved the cultural insights. - Goodreads
However for this type of storytelling it was perfect. - Goodreads
Otherwise, what a depressing ending. - Goodreads
Easy to read and an incredible story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Gswebstr - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book both because of the amazing tale, and the clear writing. It's not a literary masterpiece, but the story makes up for that. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff Jellets - Goodreads

The rumor of a real-life encounter with abominable snowman uncovers a tale as remarkable as any yeti? Set between the occupation of Poland in 1939 and World War II, The Long Trek is the purportedly ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Slavomir Rawicz lived in England for many years after the war. He married an Englishwoman and lived in the countryside until his death in 2004.

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