Preserving Culture: One Woman’s Experience and Her Family’s Stories of Occupation

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Xulon author describes what life was like during the WWII Japanese occupation of Leyte, Phillippines.

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And They Returned provides a window into a displaced community desperate to preserve its culture.

Evelyn Chapman Castillo’s book And They Returned: Life in Leyte During World War II ($15.49, paperback, 9781545663790; $25.49, hardcover, 9781545663806; $7.99, e-book, 9781545663813) is available for purchase.

Memories and family stories weave together in And They Returned to provide a personal understanding of the Japanese invasion and occupation of the Philippines during WWII. Evelyn Chapman Castillo lived through these times as a young girl, hearing stories shared by family members and friends. By chronicling the atrocities of war and one family’s astounding will to survive, And They Returned provides a window into a displaced community desperate to preserve its culture.

Evelyn Chapman Castillo enjoys dancing Zumba, singing, music, reading, and writing. She is currently working on short stories and fictional tales for young people to enjoy.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. And They Returned: Life in Leyte During World War II is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

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