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My father's war : a novel

Author: Adriaan van Dis; Claire Nicolas White
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©1996.
Series: New Press international fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bleak novel on the Eurasian community in Holland. The protagonist--who is half-Dutch and, half-Indonesian--recounts the drama of his family, from life in the Dutch East Indies before World War II, through the Japanese occupation, to their second-class citizen status in Holland.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adriaan van Dis; Claire Nicolas White
ISBN: 156584033X 9781565840331
OCLC Number: 33440689
Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: New Press international fiction series.
Other Titles: Indische duinen.
Responsibility: Adriaan van Dis ; translated from the Dutch by Claire Nicolas White.
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A bleak novel on the Eurasian community in Holland. The protagonist--who is half-Dutch and, half-Indonesian--recounts the drama of his family, from life in the Dutch East Indies before World War II, through the Japanese occupation, to their second-class citizen status in Holland.

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My father's war : a novel

by MicheleSD (WorldCat user published 2007-07-06) Good Permalink
For those with a wider interest than just auto bio's of the primary Indonesian/Japanese war experience, this book offers an insight into the ongoing effect of war.Well written, absorbing account of what happened next - the after effect on the author as a child who had not experienced war first hand,...
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