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The way of a boy

a memoir of Java
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Penguin Books , London, New York
Hillen, Ernest, 1934-, Hillen, Ernest, 1934-, Prisoners of war -- Indonesia -- Java -- Biography., World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese., World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Indonesia -- Java., World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Dutch., Prisonniers de guerre -- Indonésie -- Java -- Biographies., Guerre, 1939-1945 (Mondiale, 2e) -- Prisonniers et prisons des Japonais., Guerre, 1939-1945 (Mondiale, 2e) -- Camps de concentration -- Indonésie -- Java., Guerre, 1939-1945 (Mondiale, 2e) -- Récits personnels hollan

Places

Indonesia, Java, Java., Indone

StatementErnest Hillen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD805.I55 H55 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL911600M
ISBN 100140179755
LC Control Number95206942
OCLC/WorldCa33048673

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Ma Verified Purchase. The simple and sometimes sad memories of a boy's experiences living a good life on a plantation and then becoming along with his family a prisoner of the Japanese for the duration of the war. A story well told and well written making a very /5(10).

out of 5 stars The Way Of A Boy. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Ma Verified Purchase. The simple and sometimes sad memories of a boy's experiences living a good life on a plantation and then becoming along with his family a prisoner of the Japanese for the duration of the war. A story well told and well written making a very /5(9).

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Ernest Hillen is the author of The Way of a Boy. The book was written so that others would be aware of the hardship that comes with war and conflict. Ernest Hillen and his family moved to the Dutch East Indies from Holland (now the Netherlands) when Ernest was only three.

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Chronicles the years Ernest Hillen spent as a little boy in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp on Java. He and his family lived in Java on a tea plantation before the war and they were interned by the Japanese and transported to a series of camps.

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