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The Forty Days

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This novel takes place during WWII september 1943 on the japanese freighter, Oshima Maru, bound for Japan with 1,200 British and American prisoners of war. The scheduled voyage to Japan is 40 days.
Hardcover, 254 pages
Published January 28th 1973 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
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Oswald Wynd (1913 – 1998) was a Scottish writer, born in Tokyo of parents who had left their native Perth to run a mission in Japan.
He attended schools in Japan where he grew up speaking both English and Japanese. In 1932 he returned with his parents to Scotland, and studied at the University of Edinburgh and began to write novels. When World War II came he joined t
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