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A Handful of Rice

By: Allister, William

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1961

Seller ID: 16026

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. View more info