Pauline Kok

Pauline Kok is a survivor of Japanese concentration camps in Indonesia during World War II. During those years, she suffered from hunger, abuse, and immense loneliness. She is a teacher and a registered nurse and now lives with her family in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. 

 

Awards & Recognition

One of the 2015 Shelf Unbound Notable 100 

The Remains of War is translated in Dutch under the name “Het Vergeten Kamp” {The Forgotten Camp} in 2013. In 2015, to celebrate 70 years of freedom, Het Vergeten Kamp was chosen to be published in its entirety in magazine format to make it available country-wide.