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The railway man : a POW's searing account of war, brutality and forgiveness / Eric Lomax.

Lomax, Eric. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City B Lom (Text) 76893000255538 Adult Biographies Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 640.547 LOMA (Text) 39231033010931 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Swayzee PL - Swayzee 940.54 LOM (Text) 76271000012923 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 039334407X
  • ISBN: 9780393344073 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 288 pages : map ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2012.

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A POW's account of war, brutality and forgiveness. Lomax was sent to Malaya in 1941, taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore, and put to work on the infamous Burma-Siam railway, which cost the lives of 250,000 men.
Subject: Lomax, Eric.
Burma-Siam Railroad > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 > Conscript labor.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, Scottish.
World War, 1939-1945 > Atrocities.
Prisoners of war > Thailand > Biography.
Prisoners of war > Great Britain > Biography.

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