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First They Killed My Father

A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers




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HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
01 January 2000
A daughter of Cambodia remembers.

Until age five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of an educated, high-ranking government official. When the Kymer Rouge stormed the city in 1975, the young girl and her family fled from village to village. Fighting to hide their identity, the Ungs eventually were forced to separate to survive. Loung was trained as a child soldier in a work camp for orphans. As half her family died in labour camps by execution, starvation, and disease, Loung herself grew increasingly resilient and determined - armed with indomitable will, she miraculously managed to outlast the Khmer Rouge and survive the killing fields. First they Killed My Father is her astonishing story, a memorable human drama of courage and survival against all odds.
By:   Ung
Imprint:   HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   240g
ISBN:   9780732265915
ISBN 10:   0732265916
Publication Date:   01 January 2000
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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