A Handful of Rice

By: Allister, William

Price: $20.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped dust jacket shows some edge wear, short tears ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Allister, a young Canadian soldier was captured by the Japanese at the end of the battle for Hong Kong in the hectic days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Christmas Day 1941. A group of soldiers was shipped to Japan in 1943 and used as slave labor, finally to be freed after the dropping of the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Title: A Handful of Rice

Author Name: Allister, William

Categories: Personal accounts, Militaria,

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 16026

Keywords: Prisoner of War Malaya WWII Japan