One of seven children of a high-ranking government official, Loung Ung lived a privileged life in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh until the age of five. Then, in April 1975, Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into the city, forcing Ung's family to flee and, eventually, to disperse.
Loung was trained as a child soldier in a work camp for orphans, her siblings were sent to labor camps, and those who survived the horrors would not be reunited until the Khmer Rouge was destroyed.
Harrowing yet hopeful, Loung's powerful story is an unforgettable account of a family shaken and shattered, yet miraculously sustained by courage and love in the face of unspeakable brutality.
|Title:||First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers|
|Dimensions:||5.2 x 7.7 x 1 inches|
|Weight:||1.1 pounds (Hardcover)|
|Weight:||9.1 ounces (Paperback)|
|File Size (Kindle):||1053 KB|
- The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea by Vannak Anan Prum with Ben and Jocelyn Pederick
- Cambodia and the West: 1500 - 2000 by T.O.Smith
- Violence and the Civilising Process in Cambodia by Roderic Broadhurst, Thierry Bouhours, Brigitte Bouhours
- Short Hair Detention by Channy Chhi Laux
- 30 Exotic Cambodian Recipes by Martha Stone
Leave a comment
Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.