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Through My Mother's Eyes: The Story of a Young Girl's Life as a Prisoner of War in the Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Paperback)

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Jean-Marie Faggiano and her family were living in the Philippines when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. The following month, she and her family, along with over 3,600 other non-national civilians, were forced to surrender to the Imperial Japanese Army and live as civilian prisoners of war in the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila. In Through My Mother's Eyes, you will experience how a young girl and her family were able to survive their thirty-seven month ordeal until their nick-of-time rescue by American forces on February 3, 1945. Through My Mother's Eyes is a story of a world rampant with sickness, starvation, and brutality, but it is also an incredible story of love, courage, and enduring faith. "A story of courage... and courage now to tell it." - Charles Ashbacher, Top Reviewer for Amazon.com "Insightful and deeply moving... a rich and enriching read." Chris Smith, Columnist, The Press Democrat "Admirable courage in the midst of war. If you're a lover of history, stories of tragedies and triumphs, this is a must-read book." - Dr. Gino Matibag, Makati City, Philippines, Author of JAPAN Lights and Shadows (About the Authors) Michael McCoy is an author, radio personality, and award-winning screenwriter living with his wife, Angela, in Santa Rosa, California. Michael is Jean-Marie's eldest of her six children. Jean-Marie Heskett (Faggiano) lives in Santa Rosa, California, and is active with the American Legion Auxiliary and other veterans organizations, including the Wounded Warrior Project. Publisher's website: http: //sbprabooks.com/MichaelMcCoy
Product Details
ISBN: 9781631358555
ISBN-10: 1631358553
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LL
Publication Date: February 9th, 2015
Pages: 188
Language: English

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