A Manitoulin Girl Ethel Mulvany’s Prisoners of War Cook Book
Researched and Comiled by Pat Costigan, Norma Hughson and Marilyn Irish Central Manitoulin Historical Society July 2013
This is a true story. Ethel Mulvany’s Prisoners of War Cook Book is not only an amazing collection of recipes made by starving women prisoners when they were interned in Changi Jail, Singapore during WW11, but also a glimpse into the fascination life of Ethel Cannard Roger Mulvany.
Ethel, who was born and raised on the Manitoulin, lived a life of travel and excitement until December 7, 1942 when her life changed drastically. She was in Singapore when the Japanese attacked and she was taken prisoner. Ethel was a creative problem solver, always thinking of ways to make life better for others. In this book you will read about how the cook book idea originated and the purpose that it served. Find out about the Changi Quilts, The Silence Hut and the Treasure Van. Ethel was “A Manitoulin Girl” and proud of it!
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