Burma Boy

Burma Boy

1st paperback ed

Paperback (05 Jun 2008) | English

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Synopsis

A few months ago fourteen-year-old Ali Banana was apprenticed to a whip-wielding blacksmith in his rural hometown. Now its winter 1944, the war is entering its most crucial stage and Ali is a private in Thunder Brigade. His unit has been given orders to go behind enemy lines and wreak havoc. But the Burmese jungle is a mud-riven, treacherous place, riddled with Japanese snipers, insanity and disease.

Burma Boy is a horrific, vividly realised account of the madness, the sacrifice and the dark humour of the Second World War's most vicious battleground. It's also the moving story of a boy trying to live long enough to become a man.

Book information

ISBN: 9780099488989
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Books
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 164g
Height: 199mm
Width: 146mm
Spine width: 15mm