The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness

By: Lomax, Eric

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First American Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Blue boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 278 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a Scotsman who was taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore during World War II and was put to work on the infamous Burma-Siam railway, which cost the lives of 250,000 men. There he helped to build an illicit radio, so that the prisoners could follow the news of the war. He was caught and tortured. "This unforgettable book describes a life saved from final bitterness by an extraordinary will to remember and forgive."

Title: The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness

Author Name: Lomax, Eric

Categories: Biography, War/Military, World War II,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1995

ISBN Number: 0393039102

ISBN Number 13: 9780393039108

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket

Seller ID: 024629

Keywords: biography, war, Eric Lomax, first edition, trains, railroads, World War II,