A Town Like Alice
"A harrowing, exciting, and in the end very satisfying war romance."
A TOWN LIKE ALICE tells of a young woman who miraculously survived a Japanese "death march" in World War II, and of an Australian soldier, also a prisoner of war, who offered to help her--even at the cost of his life....
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Story of courage and love.User Review - marie1910 - Overstock.com
I saw the TV production PBS did years ago and it was great. The book is better. A young woman living through very hard times during WW II and coming out of it without bitterness. She found her ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - timjones - LibraryThing
There is a lot to like about "A Town Like Alice", notably the protagonist, Jean Paget. But the clumsy framing story and, especially, the appalling racism towards the Aboriginal characters in the last ... Read full review