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That railroad man

A. P. Graves

That railroad man

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Published by The Griffith and Rowland press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employees,
  • Religious life,
  • Railroads

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4596.R3 G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25587571M
    LC Control Number08004926


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“The Railway Man” begins awkwardly with the dying Lomax mumbling a fragment of a poem that never amounts to much. From this deathbed scene, the film dips back to. During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude emotionally scarred and unable to form normal relationships, Lomax suffered for years until, with the help of his wife, Patti Lomax, and of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, he came terms with what happened.

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