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11 edition of Through the valley of the Kwai. found in the catalog.

Through the valley of the Kwai.

by Ernest Gordon

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon, Ernest,
  • Burma-Siam Railroad,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.J3 G65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p.
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5851041M
    LC Control Number62011127

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