My Faraway Home

My Faraway Home

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On the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Mary McKay's father was managing a gold mine on the Philippine island of Mindanao. When the Japanese invaded the Philippines, the McKays fled into the jungle, believing their stay would be brief. But the days turned into two harrowing years of battling heat, hunger, and natural disasters. After the war, in 1947, they went back to the Philippines, where, ironically, more tragedy was waiting...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 385.55g
  • Isis
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • 075319760X
  • 9780753197608

Review quote

"A charming, transporting story of an altogether horrifying event - the Japanese invasion and occupation of the Philippines during WWII."show more

Rating details

46 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 30% (14)
4 35% (16)
3 30% (14)
2 4% (2)
1 0% (0)
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