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

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Topeka Bindery, 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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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz; (4 1/2*); ROOT, 08/10/2015; The story told in this book did not actually occur as told. The BBC, along with an American ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheWasp - LibraryThing

A remarkable story of endurance and determination. In 1939 a young Polish soldier was imprisoned and transported to a slave labour camp in remote Siberia, along with thousands of others on trumped up ... Read full review

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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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