The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom



Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19 November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and, after brutal interrogation and a farce of a trial, he was sentenced to 25 years’ hard labour in the Gulags. After a three-month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realizing 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, finally, freedom nine…



The Long Walk

Pub Date : 2010-11-16 | Author : Slavomir Rawicz | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780762784714
ISBN 13 : 0762784717

MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD! The classic adventure story that inspired the new major motion picture The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir In 1941, the author and six fellow..


The Long Walk

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Slavomir Rawicz | Publisher : Globe Pequot

ISBN 10 : 1599219751
ISBN 13 : 9781599219752

"The Long Walk" is the harrowing true tale of seven escaped Soviet prisoners who desperately marched out of Siberia through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to..



Looking For Mr Smith

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Linda Willis | Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781616081584
ISBN 13 : 1616081589

Looks to authenticate the events told in the book "The Long Walk," which detailed the story of a group of POWs who escaped a labor camp in Siberia and walked to freedom in India du..


As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me

Pub Date : 2008-05-01 | Author : Josef M. Bauer | Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781620876688
ISBN 13 : 162087668X

In 1944, German paratrooper Clemens Forell was captured by the Soviets and sentenced to twenty-five years of labor in a Siberian lead mine. In the Gulags, this was virtually a deat..


A Long Walk To Water

Pub Date : 2010-11-15 | Author : Linda Sue Park | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0547532849
ISBN 13 : 9780547532844

The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The g..


Skeletons On The Zahara

Pub Date : 2004-02-16 | Author : Dean King | Publisher : Little, Brown

ISBN 10 : 0759509697
ISBN 13 : 9780759509696

A masterpiece of historical adventure, Skeletons on the Zahara chronicles the true story of twelve American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1815, captured b..


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