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The Night of the New Moon

(1970)
(The Prisoner and the Bomb)
A non fiction book by

 
 
The remarkable story of the author’s experiences in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp.

Laurens van der Post was a prisoner in Java when the atom bombs that ended the war destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Both a moving memoir of his experiences in the camp and a meditation on the morality of the bombs, this is also a compassionate contemplation of the Japanese guards and their western prisoners.



Used availability for Laurens Van Der Post's The Night of the New Moon

Hardback Editions

October 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Night of the New Moon (The Collected works of Laurens van der Post)
Author(s): Laurens Van der Post
ISBN: 0-7011-2991-3 / 978-0-7011-2991-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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January 1971 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Prisoner and the Bomb.
Author(s): Laurens Van Der Post
ISBN: 0-688-02335-5 / 978-0-688-02335-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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August 1970 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Night of the New Moon
Author(s): Laurens Van der Post
ISBN: 0-7012-0340-4 / 978-0-446-51816-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Hogarth Press Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Night Of The New Moon (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Sir Laurens Van Der Post
ISBN: 0-09-942877-6 / 978-0-09-942877-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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August 1977 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Night of the New Moon
Author(s): Laurens Van der Post
ISBN: 0-14-004359-4 / 978-0-14-004359-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

September 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Night Of The New Moon (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Laurens Van Der Post
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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