From A Childhood Survivor Of The Camdodian Genocide Under The Regime Of Pol Pot, This Is A Riveting Narrative Of War Crimes And Desperate Actions, The Unnerving Strength Of A Small Girl And Her Family, And Their Triumph Of SpiritOne 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 , 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 DestroyedHarrowing 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
An author, lecturer, and activist, Loung Ung has advocated for equality, human rights, and justice in her native land and worldwide for than fifteen years Ung lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband.
- 238 pages
- First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
- Loung Ung
- 10 September 2019 Loung Ung