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After They Killed Our Father: A Refugee from the Killing Fields Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind

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In 1980, at the age of ten, Loung Ung escaped a devastated Cambodia and flew to the US as a refugee. She and her eldest brother, with whom she escaped, left behind their three surviving siblings, and her book is alternately heart-wrenching and heart-warming, as it follows the parallel lives of Loung and her closest sister, Chou, during the 15 years it took for them to be reunited. Their two worlds were very different, and Loung's depiction of the contrast between her life in the affluent West and that of her sister, who ...

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After They Killed Our Father: A Refugee from the Killing Fields Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind
2008, Mainstream Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781845963088

Mass-market paperback

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