4 edition of Burma boy found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Willis Lindquist ; pictures by Nicolas Mordvinoff.|
|LC Classifications||PZ10.3.L645 Bu2|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||93 p. :|
|Number of Pages||93|
|LC Control Number||53008017|
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Burma Boy is a story of the adventure of war and the terrible consequences of that adventure. Biyi Bandele's novel is a meticulously researched, elegantly written tribute to the Africans who fought in the Second World War - detailing the madness, the horror, the sacrifice and the dark humour of its most vicious "Burma Boy" (the American edition is titled "The King's Rifle") is fiction.
Yet this lively novel commemorates the campaign and honors its ordinary soldiers as well as any history. The personal account of the Burma campaign written by George MacDonald Frazier, "Quartered Safe Out Here," is one of the best memoirs written by a private soldier /5(4).
Burma Boy Hardcover – June 1, by Willis Lindquist (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Willis Burma boy book. Burma boy Hardcover – January 1, by Willis Lindquist (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Willis Lindquist.
Slim's Burma Boys. Burma boy book 'Slim's Burma Boys' relates the personal experiences of men who fought the 'Forgotten War' of the Burma campaign. Hill wanted his readers to know what it was like to be there and with this in mind he selected a variety of operations and events from B Company of the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Berkshire Regiment, which he commanded/5.
Burma Boy. by Biyi Bandele. pp, Cape, pounds Next time it looks, the grand list of comic military characters in literature - from Uncle Author: Giles Foden. "Burma Boy" (the American edition is titled "The King's Rifle") is fiction. Yet this lively novel commemorates the campaign and honors its ordinary soldiers as well as any history/5(4).
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Phillips grew up in Kenya and now lives in London/5. "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/5(10). The finest novel written on the English in Burma. It is set during the British invasion ofwhen a poor boy is lifted up on the tides of political and social chaos that shaped Burma.
The complete review's Review. Burma Boy (The King's Rifle in the US) deals mainly with the troops from Britain's West African colonies sent to Burma to fight the Japanese in World War II.
As one of them puts it: The story of the day is that King Joji, monarch of Ingila, is fighting a war in a land called Boma and he wants our help.
Burma Boy NPR coverage of Burma Boy by Biyi Bandele. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Biyi Bandele. The Burma Boy Barnaby Phillips follows the life of one of the forgotten heroes of World War II. Al Jazeera Correspondent 22 Jul GMT.
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The Burma campaign was a series of battles fought in the British colony of was part of the South-East Asian theatre of World War II and primarily involved forces of the Allies; the British Empire and the Republic of China, with support from the United faced against the invading forces of Imperial Japan, who were supported by the Thai Phayap Army, as well as two Location: Burma and India.
"Burma Boy" is a horrific, vividly realized account of the madness, the sacrifice and the dark humor 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. Myanmar is not as progressive as other Asian countries, and homosexuality is still punishable with up to 10 years of imprisonment since it is closely related to sodomy, which is banned by are some signs of progress through the last years, however, there is conservatism going on in the country, and the people are bound by religion.
There is not a developed gay scene in Myanmar, except. Get this from a library. Burma boy. [Willis Lindquist; Nicolas] -- Haji alone dared search for, and bring back, the run-away elephant his father had trained.
Get this from a library! Burma boy. ['Biyi Bandele-Thomas; Paul van der Lecq] -- In wordt het 12e Nigeriaanse bataljon, waaronder een jarige soldaat, naar Birma gestuurd om ."Burma Boy is the first novel to depict the experiences of black African soldiers in the Second World War.
This is a story of real-life battles, of the men who made the legend of the Chindits, the unconventional, quick strike division of the British Army in India." - Book jacket.COVID Resources.
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