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Last Letters from Attu The True Story of Etta Jones, Alaska Pioneer and Japanese POW

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ISBN-10: 0882409816

ISBN-13: 9780882409818

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mary Breu, Ray Hudson

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Etta Jones was not a World War II soldier or a  war time spy. She was an American school teacher who in 1941 who along with her husband, Foster agreed to teach the Natives on the remote Aleutian island of Attu.  They were both sixty-two years old when they left Alaska's mainland for Attu against the advice of friends and family.   Etta, and her sister moved to the Territory of Alaska in 1922.  She planned to stay only one year as a vacation, but this 40 something year old nurse from back east met Foster Jones and fell in love. She married and for nearly twenty years they taught in remote Alaskan villages including their last posting on  Attu Island at the far end of the Aleutian island…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 9/3/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 319
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

A Michigan native, with a B.A. and M.A., Mary Breu taught elementary school for 34 years. She and her husband live in South Carolina with their two children. Etta Jones is Breu's great aunt.