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Thief Of Glory (2014)

by Sigmund Brouwer(Favorite Author)
4.34 of 5 Votes: 5
0307446492 (ISBN13: 9780307446497)
WaterBrook Press
review 1: I enjoyed this story of a 10-year-old Dutch boy growing up on an island in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia)during WWII. He tells the story of when the Japanese take over and send his family to a work camp. This is also a story about his first crush, childhood rivalry, and the perseverance of a willful young boy. Well-paced. Often depressing but that was their reality. The story is inspired by the author's anecdotes of his grandfather and father's lives.
review 2: Thief of Glory was a heart wrenching page turner, as depicted through the life of ten year old Jeremiah Prins in a Japanese prison camp in the Dutch Indies during World War 2. Not only did I learn about an aspect of the war that was previously unknown to me, I was also inspired by Jeremiah's determina
... moretion to survive in the midst of some of the most gruesome conditions. His struggle is supported by an unlikely character in the book who was born with a severe facial deformity. Their relationship and commitment to one another is crucial in their survival. I would recommend this book for young adult and adult readers. less
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