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Prisoners of the Japanese, Bourke, Roger
Author:    Bourke, Roger

Title:   Prisoners of the Japanese

Binding:   Trade Paperback

Book Condition:   Near Fine

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   Queensland, Australia Univ of Queensland Pr 2006

ISBN Number:   0702235644 / 9780702235641

Seller ID:   09060157

208 pages. Lightly tanned pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. This is the first book to analyse the major fiction works based on prisoner-of-war experiences under the Japanese.It has dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to targeted literary interest media & organisations.Many of us have read books or watched films based on the experiences of prisoners-of-war in Japan, and up to this point, the academic world has concentrated on non-fiction accounts."Prisoners of the Japanese" is the first book to bridge the gap in this area of study by analyzing the major fiction works based on prisoner-of-war experience under the Japanese. It examines: "The Bridge in the River Kwai"; Nevil Shute's "A Town Like Alice"; and J G Ballard's "Empire of the Sun". It also draws on the writings of others such as Daniel Defoe and the Jewish-Italian Holocaust survivor Primo Levi to further illuminate its themes. Quantity Available: 5. Category: Military & Warfare; ISBN: 0702235644. ISBN/EAN: 9780702235641. Inventory No: 09060157. Paperback

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