The Long Walk: The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture: The Way Back by Slavomir Rawicz

The Long Walk: The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture: The Way Back by Slavomir Rawicz

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A classic of epic endurance now a major motion picture, The Way Back, starring Ed Harris, Mark Strong and Colin Farrell, directed by Peter Weir.

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Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realising that to stay in the camp meant almost certain death. In June 1941 they crossed the trans-Siberian railway and headed south, climbing into Tibet and freedom nine months later in March 1942 after travelling on foot through some of the harshest regions in the world, including the Gobi Desert. First published in 1956, this is one of the world's greatest true stories of adventure, survival and escape, has been the inspiration for the film The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir and starring Colin Farrell and Ed Harris.

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SKU GOR002485517
Title The Long Walk: The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture: The Way Back
Author By (author) Slavomir Rawicz
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 1849012091
ISBN 13 9781849012096
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realising that to stay in the camp meant almost certain death. In June 1941 they crossed the trans-Siberian railway and headed south, climbing into Tibet and freedom nine months later in March 1942 after travelling on foot through some of the harshest regions in the world, including the Gobi Desert. First published in 1956, this is one of the world's greatest true stories of adventure, survival and escape, has been the inspiration for the film The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir and starring Colin Farrell and Ed Harris.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002485517
Title The Long Walk: The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture: The Way Back
Author By (author) Slavomir Rawicz
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 1849012091
ISBN 13 9781849012096
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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