Sisters under the rising sun
(Large Print)

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Thorndike, ME : Center Point Large Print, 2023.
Format
Large Print
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition., Unabridged.
ISBN
9781638089445, 1638089442
Physical Desc
478 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Status
Waseca Public Library - New Adult Large Print Fiction
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Published
Thorndike, ME : Center Point Large Print, 2023.
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition., Unabridged.
Language
English
ISBN
9781638089445, 1638089442

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Includes bibliographical references (page 457).
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"In the midst of World War II, an English musician, Norah Chambers, places her eight-year-old daughter, Sally, on a ship leaving Singapore, desperate to keep her safe from the Japanese army as they move down through the Pacific. Norah remains to care for her husband and elderly parents, knowing she may never see her child again. Sister Nesta James, a Welsh-Australian nurse, has enlisted to tend to Allied troops. But as Singapore falls to the Japanese, 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 lies broken on the seabed. After surviving a brutal 24 hours in the sea, Nesta and Norah reach the beaches of a remote island, only to be captured by the Japanese and held in one of their notorious POW camps. The camps are places of starvation and brutality, where disease runs rampant. Sisters in arms, Norah and Nesta fight side by side every day, helping whoever they can, and discovering in themselves and each other extraordinary reserves of courage, resourcefulness, and determination." -- Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Morris, H. (2023). Sisters under the rising sun (Center Point Large Print edition.). Center Point Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Morris, Heather. 2023. Sisters Under the Rising Sun. Thorndike, ME: Center Point Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Morris, Heather. Sisters Under the Rising Sun Thorndike, ME: Center Point Large Print, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Morris, Heather. Sisters Under the Rising Sun Center Point Large Print edition., Center Point Large Print, 2023.

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