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A Handful of Rice by  William Allister - First Edition - from West of Eden Books and Biblio.co.uk

A Handful of Rice

by Allister, William

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London, Secker and Warburg, 1961, hardcover, 288 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Very Good in Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean, small bookstore stamp on front pastedown, slight spine-end bumps, one page shows crumpled corner. Dustjacket price clipped, edge nicks, closed edge tears, slight soiling, in new Brodart sleeve. An historical novel based on the author's true-life experiences as a POW in Malaysia and Japan during WWII.


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