White Man Returns


The cover of 'White Man Returns' by Agnes Newton Keith, featuring an orange sky at sunset with the sun hovering above the horizon; a silhouetted figure stands on a pier extending into the sea, and the title and author's name are displayed prominently at the top.
White Man Returns RM50.00

“White Man Returns” by Agnes Newton Keith is a powerful sequel that navigates the terrain of post-World War II North Borneo, offering readers a profound exploration of resilience and recovery. This vivid narrative stands as a testament to the human spirit’s ability to rebuild amidst adversity, making it a compelling addition to any avid reader’s collection.

Experience the heart-stirring sequel to the acclaimed memoir “Three Came Home” with Agnes Newton Keith’s masterful “White Man Returns”. This exhilarating book invites you to delve into the author’s personal journey in North Borneo post-World War II, unearthing a poignant narrative of resilience, renewal, and unity against the backdrop of a war-battered landscape.

Keith’s sharp prose and profound observations guide readers through the riveting post-war reconstruction phase in Borneo. She tactfully weaves a tapestry of deeply humane moments, unveiling the stark realities of a society striving to reclaim its pre-war peaceful existence. The book, brimming with vivid descriptions, personal anecdotes, and elements of local culture and traditions, immerses readers in the heart and soul of Borneo’s resilient community.

Beyond being a mere sequel, “White Man Returns” stands tall as an independent work of literature — a beautiful testament to the indomitable human spirit’s ability to endure, adapt, and rebuild. Keith’s unique blend of history, personal odyssey, and an insightful exploration of the socio-cultural dynamics offers readers a compelling reading experience that transports them through time and space.

“White Man Returns” by Agnes Newton Keith is more than a book; it’s a journey that navigates the tributaries of a tumultuous past to celebrate humanity’s age-old resilience and hope. Secure your copy today and embark on this extraordinary journey of resilience and rebirth right from the comfort of your reading space.

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