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by Carl Mydans,Agnes Newton Keith

Author: Carl Mydans,Agnes Newton Keith
Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
Language: English
Publisher: Bantam Books (December 1, 1983)
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.1
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Three Came Home is a 1948 memoir written by Agnes Newton Keith, based on her experiences during the Japanese invasion of North Borneo. A film based on it was released in 1950 and featured Claudette Colbert in the lead role.

Three Came Home is a 1948 memoir written by Agnes Newton Keith, based on her experiences during the Japanese invasion of North Borneo. Initially, Olivia de Havilland was chosen for the role.

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That is what makes Agnes Keith's 1947 "Three Came Home" so rich. Keith was a writer before her internment by the Japanese in 1942, and used her skill to present an heartbreaking but ultimately affirming narrative of life inside a jungle prison camp. Agnes Newton Keith came to British Borneo in 1934 as a new bride. Harry Keith was Director of Agriculture for the colony, charged with making trees grow "where before there were none. They settled in Sandakan, North Borneo, where Agnes translated her love of writing into an award-winning book, "Land Below the Winds.

Three Came Home" is a superb book, for: in this book, Agnes Keith's writing describes a serious subject well, but with bits of whimsy

Three Came Home" is a superb book, for: in this book, Agnes Keith's writing describes a serious subject well, but with bits of whimsy. It's about the terrible conditions of internees of the Japanese in World War II. Her drawings in it portray the topics so well that the few of them give as much to the book as all the text.

Used Book in decent condition! Book is from 1965 and has been in dry storage since 1966, cover may be stiff and may break, must be read gently. My books are all gently read and are not abused. I only accept Paypal. Three Came Home by Agnes Newton Keith (1965).

Three Came Home" tells of the author's time in Japanese POW and civilian internee camps in North Borneo and Sarawak, and was made into a film of the same name in 1950. It describes Keith's life in North Borneo in the period immediately before the Japanese invasion in 1942, and her subsequent internment and suffering, separated from her husband Harry, and with a young son to care for. Keith was initially interned at Berhala Island near Sandakan, North Borneo (today's Sabah) but spent most of her captivity at Batu Lintang camp at Kuching, Sarawak

Published by LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, BOSTON (1947).

Published by LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, BOSTON (1947).

The story of Agnes Keith and her family's three years as Japanese prisoners of war on the island of Berhala