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First They Killed My Father

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ISBN-10: 0060856262

ISBN-13: 9780060856267

Edition: N/A

Authors: Loung Ung

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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.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/4/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Author's Note
Phnom Penh (April 1975)
The Ung Family (April 1975)
Takeover (April 17, 1975)
Evacuation (April 1975)
Seven-Day Walk (April 1975)
Krang Truop (April 1975)
Waiting Station (July 1975)
Anglungthmor (July 1975)
Ro Leap (November 1975)
Labor Camps (January 1976)
New Year's (April 1976)
Keav (August 1976)
Pa (December 1976)
Ma's Little Monkey (April 1977)
Leaving Home (May 1977)
Child Soldiers (August 1977)
Gold for Chicken (November 1977)
The Last Gathering (May 1978)
The Walls Crumble (November 1978)
The Youn Invasion (January 1979)
The First Foster Family (January 1979)
Flying Bullets (February 1979)
Khmer Rouge Attack (February 1979)
The Execution (March 1979)
Back to Bat Deng (April 1979)
From Cambodia to Vietnam (October 1979)
Lam Sing Refugee Camp (February 1980)