Children of Cambodia's Killing Fields by Dith Pran
Memoirs by Survivors (Southeast Asia Studies)

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A collection of eyewitness accounts by Cambodian survivors of Pol Pot's genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Each witness was a child at the time of Cambodia's holocaust, and each tells of families torn apart, struggles to survive, and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit.
 

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Published April 24, 1997 by Yale University Press. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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The narrators, who were only children when the Khmer Rouge seized power in 1975, cannot, of course, explain why the regime ruthlessly murdered nearly two million of their compatriots, but perhaps criminal chaos is much of the point here.

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Horrific childhood testimonies by survivors of the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia.

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Dith Pran, the photojournalist whose horrifying story gave Pol Pot's genocidal regime a human face in The Killing Fields, continues with his wife DePaul in their mission to remind the world what happe

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Dith Pran, the photojournalist whose horrifying story gave Pol Pot's genocidal regime a human face in The Killing Fields, continues with his wife DePaul in their mission to remind the world what happened in Cambodia.

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