This is an escape book, and a prison book. Alan Caillou was in a deep penetration patrol in the Western Desert whe he was captured by the Italians. This is his story of capture and escape, brilliantly told. The chase seen through the eyes of man and beast draws to its climax at Bichus mountain lair. But as the moment of truth draws near, both hunter and hunted have developed an extraordinary and totally unexpected respect for each other. This magnificent novel conveys the harsh truth of animal existence more convincingly than any nature book.
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Alan Caillou is an author with a thirst for adventure. During World War II he served with the British Intelligence Corps behind enemy lines in North Africa, was captured by the Italians, and escaped just before his scheduled execution. He then joined the guerillas to fight in Yugoslavia and Italy. After the War, he returned to Africa to become a safari guide. Mr. Caillou now makes his home in Arizona.
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Book Description Prentice Hall. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0138541094 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0057993
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110138541094