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The Forgotten Highlander

18 ratings

Summary

Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanders captured by the Japanese in Singapore. He not only survived working on the notorious Bridge on the River Kwai , but he was subsequently taken on one of the Japanese ‘hellships’ which was torpedoed. Nearly everyone else on board died and Urquhart spent 5 days alone on a raft in the South China Sea before being rescued by a whaling ship. He was taken to Japan and then forced to work in a mine near Nagasaki. Two months later a nuclear bomb dropped just ten miles away . . . This is the extraordinary story of a young men, conscripted at nineteen and whose father was a Somme Veteran, survived not just one, but three close encounters with death - encounters which killed nearly all his comrades.

©2010 Alistair Urquhart (P)2010 Hachette Digital

Narrator: David Rintoul
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
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Rescate Gris [Gray Rescue]

2 ratings

Summary

Puerto Deseado, Patagonia Argentina, 1991. Raúl necesita dos trabajos para llegar a fin de mes. Cuando apaga el despertador para ir al primero de ellos, sabe que algo va mal. Su pequeño pueblo ha amanecido cubierto por la ceniza de un volcán y Graciela, su mujer, no está en casa. Todo parece indicar que Graciela se ha ido por voluntad propia... hasta que llega la llamada de los secuestradores. Las instrucciones son claras: si quiere volver a verla, tiene que devolver el millón y medio de dólares que robó. El problema es que Raúl no robó nada. No te pierdas este thriller psicológico ambientado en una de las épocas más convulsas e inolvidables de la historia de la Patagonia: los días de la erupción del volcán Hudson. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2018 Cristian Perfumo (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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