Infamous Santo Tomas. Tressa R. Cates.

Infamous Santo Tomas

San Marcos, California: Pacific Press, 1981.

Paperback. 8 1/4" X 5 3/8". 273pp. Signed by the author to title page and dated 1987. Ex-Andersonville NHS Library, with the usual stamps and marks to title page, fore-edge, spine, and endpapers. Soiling, edgewear, and coverwear to paper wraps. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid, if quite worn, signed copy of Tressa Cates' diary of captivity. On January 5, 1942 in Manila, the date set for their wedding, the Japanese occupiers of the Philippines imprisoned Cates and her fiance. Infamous Santo Tomas recounts her years of misery trying to survive deprivation, terror, and starvation as an American, civilian prisoner of war during World War II, all while secretly writing her diary and hiding it in a drainpipe. Good. Item #2238

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