Looking For Mrs. Peel: A Story of Family and Torture Dorothy Nixon

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Looking For Mrs. Peel: A Story of Family and Torture  by  Dorothy Nixon

Looking For Mrs. Peel: A Story of Family and Torture by Dorothy Nixon
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In 1943, in Singapore, dozens of civilians were subjected to torture, including water-torture, at the hands of the Japanese secret police or Kempetai during an interrogation which was to go down in history as the Double Tenth Incident.Only four womenMoreIn 1943, in Singapore, dozens of civilians were subjected to torture, including water-torture, at the hands of the Japanese secret police or Kempetai during an interrogation which was to go down in history as the Double Tenth Incident.Only four women were tortured and one of them was my grandmother, also Dorothy Nixon.Dorothy, who I met only once in 1967, left behind a diary describing what she endured after being caught spying by the Japanese at Changi Internment Camp.Looking for Mrs.

Peel chronicles my grandmothers colourful and eventful life as a British Colonial and her trying time at Changi during WWII as well her less than happy visit to see us in Montreal during that sweet summer of 1967, when gorgeous young spies on the T.V.

like Emma Peel and Honey West were all we adolescents were interested in.About the author:Dorothy Nixon has worked as a copywriter in radio, television and advertising and as a freelance journalist for magazines such as Chatelaine, Todays Parent and Salon.com.



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