When Broken Glass Floats Growing up under the Khmer Rouge

ISBN-10: 0393322106
ISBN-13: 9780393322101
Edition: 2001
Authors: Chanrithy Him
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Description: When Broken Glass Floats is one of the first childhood memoirs to emerge from the hell of Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. Chanrithy Him recounts her trek through the killing fields and gives a child's-eye view of a horrifying world.

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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 330
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

When Broken Glass Floats is one of the first childhood memoirs to emerge from the hell of Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. Chanrithy Him recounts her trek through the killing fields and gives a child's-eye view of a horrifying world.

Chanrithy Him, born in 1965, lives in Eugene, Oregon, where she works for the Khmer Adolescent Project, studying post-traumatic stress disorder among Cambodians.

Acknowledgments
Family Tree
Preface: A Seed of Survival
A Heavenly Comet Foreshadows War
B-cinquante-deux
A Grain of Rice on a Dog's Tail
When Broken Glass Begins to Float
There Are No Good-byes
Worse Than Pigs
Remnants of Ghosts
When the Owl Cries
Now I Know the Answer
The Spirit of Survival
A Promise
Though a Virgin, I'm Called an Old Man
Mass Marriage and a Forbidden Love
When Broken Glass Sinks
A Letter
The Exodus
The New Camp
Khao I Dang Camp
Sakeo II Camp
Philippine Refugee Processing Center

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