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Escaping the Khmer Rouge : a Cambodian memoir

Author: Chileng Pa; Carol A Mortland
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chileng Pa vividly recalls life under the Cambodian Communists. In April of 1977, Chileng was forced to watch as Communist guerillas brutally murdered his wife and two-year-old son. With nothing left for him in Prayap Chileng fled to Vietnam. In 1980, Chileng and his new family found their way to America"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pa, Chileng, 1950-2005.
Escaping the Khmer Rouge.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008
(OCoLC)607767785
Online version:
Pa, Chileng, 1950-2005.
Escaping the Khmer Rouge.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008
(OCoLC)608621932
Named Person: Chileng Pa; Chileng Pa; Chileng Pa
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chileng Pa; Carol A Mortland
ISBN: 9780786436729 0786436727
OCLC Number: 173241116
Description: ix, 230 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: My good life --
Love at first sight --
Becoming an adult in a country at war --
Serendipity and separation --
Hope and heartbreak --
"Liberation" --
Bamboo grave --
A poem for grandmother --
Witness to death --
The worst night of all --
A fearful escape to Vietnam --
A new life in Cambodia, Thailand, and America --
An interruption to this story.
Responsibility: Chileng Pa ; with Carol Mortland.
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The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia for three years, eight months and twenty days. After overthrowing Lon Nol in April 1975 and establishing a so-called Democratic Kampuchea, the Communist-sponsored  Read more...

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