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A Town Like Alice

Nevil Shute

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ISBN 10: 0886460328 / ISBN 13: 9780886460327
Published by Dh Audio, 1985
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Title: A Town Like Alice

Publisher: Dh Audio

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Audio Cassette

Book Condition:Acceptable

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Jean Paget is just twenty years old and working in Malaya when the Japanese invasion begins. When she is captured she joins a group of other European women and children whom the Japanese force to march for miles through the jungle - an experience that leads to the deaths of many. Due to her courageous spirit and ability to speak Malay, Jean takes on the role of leader of the sorry gaggle of prisoners and many end up owing their lives to her indomitable spirit. While on the march, the group run into some Australian prisoners, one of whom, Joe Harman, helps them steal some food, and is horrifically punished by the Japanese as a result. After the war, Jean tracks Joe down in Australia and together they begin to dream of surmounting the past and transforming his one-horse outback town into a thriving community like Alice Springs...

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"A harrowing, exciting, and in the end very satisfying war romance."
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A TOWN LIKE ALICE tells of a young woman who miraculously survived a Japanese "death march" in World War II, and of an Australian soldier, also a prisoner of war, who offered to help her--even at the cost of his life....

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