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A True Story of War, Love, and Survival

By Dean King; Norman Dietz (Narrated by)

Tantor Media Inc, MP3 CD, 9781400164066

Publication Date: March 24, 2010

In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself facing annihilation, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Nationalist soldiers. Rather than surrender, 86,000 Communists embarked on an epic flight to safety. Only thirty were women. Their trek would eventually cover 4,000 miles over 370 days. Under enemy fire they crossed highland swamps, climbed Tibetan peaks, scrambled over chain bridges, and trudged through the sands of the western deserts. Fewer than 10,000 of them survived, but remarkably all of the women lived to tell the tale. Unbound is an amazing story of love, friendship, and survival written by a new master of adventure narrative.

About the Author
Dean King is the award-winning and bestselling author or coauthor of several nonfiction books, including "Skeletons on the Zahara" and "Patrick O'Brian: A Life Revealed."

Norman Dietz, a writer, an actor, and a solo performer, has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from "AudioFile" magazine, the ALA, and "Publishers Weekly." Additionally, "AudioFile" named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.

Praise For Unbound

"[An] energetic book." ---Library Journal