Phillip is excited when the Germans invade the small island of Curacao. War has always been a game to him, and he';s eager to glimpse it firsthand-until the freighter he and his mother are traveling to the United States on is torpedoed.
When Phillip comes to, he is on a small raft in the middle of the sea. Besides Stew Cat, his only companion is an old West Indian, Timothy. Phillip remembers his mother';s warning about black people: "They are different, and they live differently."
But by the time the castaways arrive on a small island, Phillip';s head injury has made him blind and dependent on Timothy.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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