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The Bridge Over the River Kwai

Book plus DVD - 2000
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Random House, Inc.
1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, a proud perfectionist. Pitted against the warden, Colonel Saito, Nicholson will nevertheless, out of a distorted sense of duty, aid his enemy. While on the outside, as the Allies race to destroy the bridge, Nicholson must decide which will be the first casualty: his patriotism or his pride.

Baker & Taylor
A classic novel of the Pacific theater of the Second World War re-creates the events surrounding the construction of a Japanese supply bridge over the River Kwai by British prisoners-of-war during World War II. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Publisher: 2000
Description: 1 book, 1 videodisc ; in container 24 x 5 x 18 cm
ISBN: 9780891419136
Branch Call Number: LIT Boul
Additional Contributors: Boulle, Pierre 1912-1994

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