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7 edition of The long walk found in the catalog.

The long walk

a gamble for life

by Slavomir Rawicz

  • 329 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Russian,
    • Asia, Central -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Slavomir Rawicz as told to Ronald Downing.
      ContributionsDowning, Ronald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD805.R9 R3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p.
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6198420M
      LC Control Number56006906
      OCLC/WorldCa1262733

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