This book is the remarkable story of his experiences in the prison camp, but it is also a meditation on the morality of the Bomb, a compassionate and moving contemplation of human violence.
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The remarkable story of the author?s experiences in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp.
Laurens van der Post was a prisoner in Java when the atom bombs that ended the war destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Both a moving memoir of his experiences in the camp and a meditation on the morality of the bombs, this is also a compassionate contemplation of the Japanese guards and their western prisoners.
“Deserves to be placed among the short list of distinguished books to be written out of the experience of captivity in the last war. It is a classic.” – Stuart Hood
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Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade 1977-08-25, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0140043594 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0140043594
Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140043594