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First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers / Loung Ung.

Ung, Loung, (author.).

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Lebanon PL - Lebanon 959.6042 UNG (Text) 34330513153230 Adult - New Books Checked out 11/04/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062561305
  • Physical Description: 238 pages, 16 pages, 8 unnumbered of plates : illustrations, map, genealogical table ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Perennial edition; tie-in edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial , 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2000.
"P.S. insights, interviews & more..."--Cover; (on 16 pages at end of book).
"Now a Netfilx film by Angelina Jolie"--Cover.
Formatted Contents 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) -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: A harrowing memoir of a Cambodian family shattered by Pol Pot's regime, First They Killed My Father is a powerful, unforgettable story of courage and love in the face of unspeakable brutality.
Target Audience Note: 920 Lexile.
Subject: Ung, Loung.
Ung, Loung > Childhood and youth.
Political atrocities > Cambodia.
Cambodia > Politics and government > 1975-1979.
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Author's Note xi
Phnom Penh April 1975
1(6)
The Ung Family April 1975
7(10)
Takeover April 17, 1975
17(6)
Evacuation April 1975
23(5)
Seven-Day Walk April 1975
28(10)
Krang Truop April 1975
38(6)
Waiting Station July 1975
44(6)
Anglungthmor July 1975
50(6)
Ro Leap November 1975
56(12)
Labor Camps January 1976
68(10)
New Year's April 1976
78(5)
Keav August 1976
83(18)
Pa December 1976
101(12)
Ma's Little Monkey April 1977
113(7)
Leaving Home May 1977
120(8)
Child Soldiers August 1977
128(16)
Gold for Chicken November 1977
144(7)
The Last Gathering May 1978
151(7)
The Walls Crumble November 1978
158(7)
The Youn Invasion January 1979
165(10)
The First Foster Family January 1979
175(9)
Flying Bullets February 1979
184(1)
Khmer Rouge Attack February 1979
185(18)
The Execution March 1979
203(5)
Back to Bat Deng April 1979
208(10)
From Cambodia to Vietnam October 1979
218(10)
Lam Sing Refugee Camp February 1980
228(8)
Epilogue 236(2)
Acknowledgments 238(3)
Resources 241


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