Stranger in my Heart is about the search for understanding oneself, answering the question “who am I?” by seeking to understand the currents that sweep down the generations, through one’s own persona and continue on – palpable but often unrecognised.
Mary’s father fought at the Battle of Hong King in December 1941, was taken prisoner by the Japanese and then escaped in February 1942, making his way across, 1200 miles of inhospitable country to reach China’s wartime capital at Chongqing.
Seventy years later, Mary retraced his steps in an effort to understand a man who had died when she was 18, leaving a lot of unanswered questions behind.
About the Author
Mary has written numerous technical and academic articles and is an experienced lecturer and presenter, but this is her first book. She practices as an osteopath in Wiltshire, treating people, horses and dogs. She is a trustee of the…
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