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When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge

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A Cambodian survivor unrolls the reels of her memory to give us this heart-wrenching memoir of growing up under the brutal Khmer Rouge. Chanrithy Him felt compelled to tell of surviving life under the Khmer Rouge in a way "worthy of the suffering which I endured as a child." In the Cambodian proverb, "when broken glass floats" is the time when evil triumphs over good. That time began in 1975, when the Khmer Rouge took power in Cambodia and the Him family began their trek through the hell of the "killing fields." In a ...

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0393048632

/ ISBN-13:

9780393048636

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When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge
2001, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393322101

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When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge
2000, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393048636

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