First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (P.S.)

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (P.S.)

Loung Ung


One of 7 little ones of a high-ranking govt legit, Loung Ung lived a privileged lifestyles within the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh until eventually the age of 5. Then, in April 1975, Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge military stormed into town, forcing Ung's relatives to escape and, finally, to disperse. Loung used to be expert as a baby soldier in a piece camp for orphans, her siblings have been despatched to hard work camps, and people who survived the horrors wouldn't be reunited till the Khmer Rouge was once destroyed.

Harrowing but hopeful, Loung's robust tale is an unforgettable account of a relations shaken and shattered, but miraculously sustained by means of braveness and love within the face of unspeakable brutality.

 

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