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Title Sisters under the rising sun [electronic resource] : A novel. Heather Morris.
Author Morris, Heather.
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Other Classification Number FIC014050 bisacsh
Personal Name Morris, Heather.
Title Statement Sisters under the rising sun [electronic resource] : A novel. Heather Morris.
Edition Statement Unabridged.
Imprint New York : Macmillan Audio, 2023.
Physical Description 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
Playing Time 10:59:15
Content Type spoken word spw rdacontent
Media Type audio s rdamedia
Media Type computer c rdamedia
Carrier Type online resource rdacarrier
General Note Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note Narrator: Laura Carmichael.
Summary, Etc. This program is read by Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith Crawley in Downton Abbey. It also includes a dedication, author's note, and two afterwords, all read by the author, as well as two songs by the Sydney Women's Vocal Orchestra with clips from both songs throughout the narration. A phenomenal novel of resilience and survival from bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz , Heather Morris. 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. Sisters under the Rising Sun is a story of women in war: a novel of sisterhood, bravery and friendship in the darkest of circumstances, from the multimillion-copy bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz , Cilka's Journey and Three Sisters . A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press.
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Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Fiction. OverDrive
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Historical Fiction. OverDrive
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Added Entry, Personal Name Carmichael, Laura.
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