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Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms

By: Anita Heiss

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Simon and Schuster: 2017

Seller ID: 9781925184853

ISBN: 1925184854

Condition: New


Finalist in the Queenland Literary Awards 2017 Longlisted in the Dublin Literary Awards 2017A story about a love that transcends all boundaries, from one of Australia's best loved authors. 5 AUGUST, 1944. Over 1000 Japanese soldiers break out of the No.12 Prisoner of War compound on the fringes of Cowra. In the carnage, hundreds are killed, many are recaptured, and some take their own lives rather than suffer the humiliation of ongoing defeat. But one soldier, Hiroshi, manages to escape. At nearby Erambie Station, an Aboriginal mission, Banjo Williams, father of five and proud man of his commu... View more info