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Highways to a War

Highways to a War

Author: Christopher J. Koch
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1998. A very good copy.


This novel tells the story of the search for Mike Langford, a war photographer with a reputation for risk-taking, who disappears inside Cambodia after its fall to the Khmer-Rouge. The search for him explores the personal highways that led him to war, and to his ultimate fate.

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'A quite outstanding novel about the Indochina war, the best I have read since Graham Greene's The Quiet American' Richard West, Literary Review 20021108


Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 1996.

Author description

Christopher Koch is of Irish, English and German ancestry. For a good deal of his life he was a broadcasting producer, working for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Sydney. He has lived and worked in London and elsewhere overseas. He has been a full-time writer since 1972, winning international praise and a number of awards for his five previous novels - many of which are translated in a number of European countries. In 1995, Koch was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for his contribution to Australian literature.

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General Fields

  • : 9781863305242
  • : Vintage Australia
  • : Vintage Australia
  • : July 1998
  • : 199mm X 129mm X 32mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Vietnam War fiction; Modern fiction
  • : 464
  • : 823
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Christopher J. Koch