Seventy Thousand To One told by Lt. Gordon Manuel
Seventy Thousand To One
as told by Lt. Gordon Manuel to Quentin Reynolds
Cassell and Company, 1947, hardcover, cloth boards
Fair Condition, previous owners gift inscription on flyleaf, weakened spine, slightly cocked, reading copy only
The story of Lieutenant Gordon Manual, who during World War II was shot down over New Britain, and with no weapons, found himself faced with a Japanese contingent of 70,000 men. This is the story of how he survived, and of the native peoples who help him do so, until his eventual removal.'