aBrouwer makes you live it....sharing each moment of an exotic and terrifying time and place in a gripping, personal way.a aBodie and Brock Thoene, authors of Take this Cup A boy coming of age in a time of warab the love that inspires him to survive. For ten year-old Jeremiah Prins, the life of privilege as the son of a school headmaster in the Dutch East Indies comes crashing to a halt in 1942 after the Japanese Imperialist invasion of the Southeast Pacific. Jeremiah takes on the responsibility of caring for his younger siblings when his father and older stepbrothers are separated from the rest of the family, and he is surprised by what life in the camp reveals about a woman he barely knowsahis frail, troubled mother. Amidst starvation, brutality, sacrifice and generosity, Jeremiah draws on all of his courage and cunning to fill in the gap for his mother. Life in the camps is made more tolerable as Jeremiahas boyhood infatuation with his close friend Laura deepens into a friendship from which they both draw strength. When the darkest sides of humanity threaten to overwhelm Jeremiah and Laura, they reach for Godas light and grace, shining through his people. Time and war will test their fortitude and the only thing that will bring them safely to the other side is the most enduring bond of all.aBrouwer makes you live it....sharing each moment of an exotic and terrifying time and place in a gripping, personal way.a aBodie and Brock Thoene, authors of Take this Cup A boy coming of age in a time of warab the love that ...
|Title||:||Thief of Glory|
|Publisher||:||WaterBrook Press - 2014-08-19|