The Resource The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz

The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz

Label
The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom
Title
The long walk
Title remainder
the true story of a trek to freedom
Statement of responsibility
Slavomir Rawicz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp. The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners desperate march out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
GL8
Dewey number
940.54/7247/0957
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
960
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
D805.S65
LC item number
R39 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom, Slavomir Rawicz
Publication
Copyright
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  • CULVR-CUL
  • CULVR-CUL
  • FRNKC-LAU
  • FRNKC-LAU
  • PLAIN-PLA
  • PLAIN-PLA
  • LNCLN-DAL
  • LNCLN-DAL
  • SYRAC-SYR
  • SYRAC-SYR
  • CTRVL-CEN
  • CTRVL-CEN
  • MUTPL-MON
  • MUTPL-MON
  • NWEBS-NOR
  • NWEBS-NOR
  • JFFCO-HAN
  • JFFCO-HAN
  • WTONC-WAS
  • WTONC-WAS
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Ronald Downing -- Introduction to the Polish edition -- Kharkov and Lubyanka -- Trial and sentence -- From prison to cattle truck -- Three thousand miles by train -- Chain gang -- End of the journey -- Life in Camp 303 -- The wife of the commissar -- Plans for escape -- Seven across the Lena River -- Baikal and a fugitive girl -- Kristina joins the party -- Across the Trans-Siberian Railway -- Eight enter Mongolia -- Life among the friendly Mongols -- The Gobi Desert : hunger, drought and death -- Snake meat and mud -- The last of the Gobi -- Six enter Tibet -- Five by-pass Lhasa -- Himalayan foothills -- Strange creatures -- Four reach India -- Afterword to the 1997 edition
Control code
18872955
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9780984509843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
18872955
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn680350174
  • (OCoLC)680350174

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