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Tonke Dragt

Author of The Letter for the King

Includes the names: T. Dragt, Tonke Dragt, Tonke Dracht

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Tonke Dragt was born and spent most of her childhood in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). In 1942, she and her mother and sisters were interned in a Japanese prison camp, where she discovered that she could "escape" by inventing stories. After World War II, she moved with her family to the Netherlands. She became an art teacher, and her first book was published in 1961.
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