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Sisters Under the Rising Sun

Verfasser: Suche nach diesem Verfasser Morris, Heather (Verfasser)
Jahr: 2023
Mediengruppe: Buch-SchöneLiteratur
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In the midst of WWII, an English musician, Norah Chambers, places her eight-year-old daughter Sally on a ship leaving Singapore, desperate to keep her safe as the island falls to the Japanese Army.
 
Australian nurse Nesta James has enlisted to tend to Allied troops. But as Japanese troops overrun the island she joins the terrified cargo of people, including the heartbroken Norah, crammed aboard the Vyner Brooke merchant ship. Only two days later, they are bombarded from the air off the coast of Indonesia, and in a matter of hours, the Vyner Brooke has sunk.
 
After surviving 24 hours in the sea, Nesta and Norah reach the beaches of a remote island, only to be captured and held in one of the notorious Japanese POW camps. The camps are places of starvation and brutality, where disease runs rampant. But even here joy can be found, in music, where Norah's 'voice orchestra' has the power to transport the internees out of the squalor and into the light. Sisters in arms, Norah and Nesta devote themselves to the women's survival while discovering their own extraordinary reserves of courage, love and strength.

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Systematik: Suche nach dieser Systematik SL 7
Interessenkreis: Suche nach diesem Interessenskreis Englisch, Musik
ISBN: 978-1-7865-8222-5
Beschreibung: 400 Seiten
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Sprache: Englisch