My Faraway Home : An American Family's WWII Tale of Adventure and Survival in the Jungles of the Philippines
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...
- Paperback | 304 pages
- 154.94 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
- 15 Nov 2002
- Oxford, England, United States
- Large type / large print
- large type edition
"A charming, transporting story of an altogether horrifying event - the Japanese invasion and occupation of the Philippines during WWII."