skip to content
Survival in the killing fields Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Survival in the killing fields

Author: Haing Ngor; Roger Warner
Publisher: London : Robinson, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
Summary:

Best known for his academy award-winning role as Dith Pran in "The Killing Fields", for Haing Ngor his greatest performance was not in Hollywood but in war-torn Cambodia. Here, in his memoir of life  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Haing Ngor; Haing Ngor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haing Ngor; Roger Warner
ISBN: 1841197939 9781841197937
OCLC Number: 52921337
Notes: Edition statement from epilogue.
Previous ed. published as: A Cambodian odyssey. New York : Macmillan, ©1987.
Description: x, 515 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The prize --
Early rebellions --
Education --
Romance and coup --
Civil war --
The city of Bonjour --
The fall --
The wheel of history --
Exodus from Phnom Penh --
Wat Kien Svay Krao --
Medicine for Angka --
Return to the village --
The crocodile loses its lake --
New directions --
The plough --
Sickness --
The parade of the selfish and the dying --
Reorganization --
Bells --
Angka Leu --
The wat --
The king of death --
Candles --
The rains --
Rice farming --
The dam --
The cracks begin to show --
Drops of water --
Happiness --
Crossing the sea --
Grief --
Retreat --
Liberation --
Battambang --
The danger zone --
The locket --
Saloth Sar --
Okay, bye-bye --
To America --
Starting over --
The killing fields --
Celebrity --
Kama --
Epilogue / Roger Warner.
Responsibility: Haing Ngor with Roger Warner.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A terrible and thrilling story. * Publishers Weekly * The best book on Cambodia ever published. * Chicago Tribune * A superb book . . . perhaps the best . . . so far . . . on what it is like . . . to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52921337> # Survival in the killing fields
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "52921337" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#CreativeWork/cambodian_odyssey> ; # Cambodian odyssey.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Event/1975_1979> ; # 1975-1979
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/221588395> ; # Rote Khmer
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Person/ngor_haing> ; # Haing Ngor
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Topic/political_refugees_cambodia> ; # Political refugees--Cambodia
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/959.60042092/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Topic/political_refugees_united_states> ; # Political refugees--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Topic/geschichte_1975_1979> ; # Geschichte (1975-1979)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Topic/erlebnisbericht> ; # Erlebnisbericht
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207659> ; # Cambodia.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069678> ; # Political refugees
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/959.604092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Place/cambodia> ; # Cambodia
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/235892015> ; # Haing Ngor
   schema:bookEdition "[New ed.]." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/169365912> ; # Haing Ngor
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/76440173> ; # Roger Warner
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/235892015> ; # Haing Ngor
   schema:datePublished "2003" ;
   schema:description "The prize -- Early rebellions -- Education -- Romance and coup -- Civil war -- The city of Bonjour -- The fall -- The wheel of history -- Exodus from Phnom Penh -- Wat Kien Svay Krao -- Medicine for Angka -- Return to the village -- The crocodile loses its lake -- New directions -- The plough -- Sickness -- The parade of the selfish and the dying -- Reorganization -- Bells -- Angka Leu -- The wat -- The king of death -- Candles -- The rains -- Rice farming -- The dam -- The cracks begin to show -- Drops of water -- Happiness -- Crossing the sea -- Grief -- Retreat -- Liberation -- Battambang -- The danger zone -- The locket -- Saloth Sar -- Okay, bye-bye -- To America -- Starting over -- The killing fields -- Celebrity -- Kama -- Epilogue / Roger Warner."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/324081464> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Survival in the killing fields"@en ;
   schema:productID "52921337" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52921337#PublicationEvent/london_robinson_2003> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Agent/robinson> ; # Robinson
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781841197937> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA3V0830> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52921337> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Person/ngor_haing> # Haing Ngor
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ngor" ;
   schema:givenName "Haing" ;
   schema:name "Haing Ngor" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/324081464#Topic/geschichte_1975_1979> # Geschichte (1975-1979)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geschichte (1975-1979)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069678> # Political refugees
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Political refugees"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207659> # Cambodia.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Cambodia." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/169365912> # Haing Ngor
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ngor" ;
   schema:givenName "Haing" ;
   schema:name "Haing Ngor" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/221588395> # Rote Khmer
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Rote Khmer" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/235892015> # Haing Ngor
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ngor" ;
   schema:givenName "Haing" ;
   schema:name "Haing Ngor" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76440173> # Roger Warner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Warner" ;
   schema:givenName "Roger" ;
   schema:name "Roger Warner" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781841197937>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1841197939" ;
   schema:isbn "9781841197937" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.