Mostly Black & White
Paperback | English
“Mostly Black & white” is the true story of one woman’s journey.
It documents her colonial childhood in The Netherlands East Indies, her survival during the occupation years of WW2 and her settlement in New Zealand. The unique experiences of her life are written so that her descendants may know something of their history and understand that world event affect each one of us in unforeseen ways.Her life was turned upside down by war and the fight for an independent Indonesia. Searching for peace, she immigrated to New Zealand, utterly unprepared for the culture shock awaiting her.
The empowerment influence of friendship and family weave through the terror and tragedy, lending hope to the dark years and strength to dream of better times.