Child POW

Child POW

by A L Finch


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Story of young girl and her mother who were prisoners of war under the Japanese during WWII. The story recounts their 3 1/2 year separation from family and all things familiar and loved whlle they sought to survive by wits and courage. The story focuses on the depth of the relationship between the two as they eventually came home to freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781453731932
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/02/2011
Pages: 418
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Customer Reviews

Child POW 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
kedams More than 1 year ago
Alice has done a fantastic job telling the story of how she & her Nonie survived there unimaginable experience. They are a true inspiration to the testament of the human spirit.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This account, as told by A.L.Finch , of 4 years of her childhood spent as prisoner of the Japanese during World War II is gripping, horrifying, and at last, a record of endurance in the face of unspeakable circumstance. Beginning with a happily anticipated holiday in the Philippines to visit a schoolmate, she and her mother are caught up in the Japanese invasion, with no way out. The scenes of a mother trying against odds to protect her little girl, are heartbreaking. The one thing that keeps them going is her mother¿s courage and words of hope, repeated over and over ¿They will come to take us home. . . . We just have to get through the day.¿ The book sheds a new light on that war, and what it meant to ordinary people, at home, and those who suffered abroad. This is history. It is wonderfully readable.