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First They Killed My Fathersob encomenda
A sequel to the best-selling memoir First They Killed My Father, written by a spokesperson for the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, describes her family's experiences of relocation from war-torn Cambodia and assimilation in Vermont, a...sob encomenda
Soon to be a major film, co-written and directed by Angelina Jolie PittUntil the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official. She was a precocious child who loved the open city markets,...
Concluding the trilogy that started with the bestselling memoir First They Killed My Father, Loung Ung describes her college experience and her first steps into adulthood, revealing her struggle to reconcile with her past while moving forward towards...
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...
Describes the Ung family's experiences of relocation from war-torn Cambodia and assimilation in Vermont, a transition marked by leaving a sibling behind and the family's struggles to forge a new life in a very different society.
Chronicles the brutality of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, from the author's forced 'evacuation' of Phnom Penh in 1975 to her family's subsequent movements from town to town and eventual separation.