It is the second upheaval that Mann, herself a wartime evacuee to Canada and then America, concentrates on - and emotional stuff it is, too.
Amid the discomforts of his passage the author reflects on or trawls his past, his sorrows and betrayals, his experience as a wartime evacuee .
his experiences as a wartime evacuee
Hundreds of thousands of evacuees and refugees need urgent help to pay for basic necessities.
Brown is right to emphasise the wartime context of the story, for the four young evacuees discover an occupied country on the other side of the wardrobe.
Houston, of course, is where thousands of New Orleans evacuees have ended up.
Almost 100 evacuees are still in temporary refuge centres in Whakatane and Opotiki.
They are evacuees who have taken refuge at the Southern University shelter here.
Federal officials early in the day said that no evacuees would come to Iowa, although the state had offered to accommodate up to 5,000.