The Way of A Boy

The Way of A Boy

A Memoir of Java

Book - 1993
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Chronicles the years Ernest Hillen spent as a little boy in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp on Java. He and his family lived in Java on a tea plantation before the war and they were interned by the Japanese and transported to a series of camps.
Publisher: Toronto : Viking, 1993.
ISBN: 9780140179750
Branch Call Number: 940.53175982092 Hille h7ma 01
Characteristics: 200 pages : illustrations


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WVMLStaffPicks Nov 13, 2014

The account of a young man's impressions and feelings while living in a prison camp in Java during the second World War. In Hillen's sequel, Small Mercies, he arrives in Canada where he, his brother and mother lived for several years before rejoining his father in Java. Great read!

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