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ISBN: 0393322106 / ISBN-13: 9780393322101

When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge

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In this luminous memoir, Chanrithy Him takes readers into the chaotic world of the Khmer Rouge. Over the course of four years five members of her ... Show synopsis

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  • When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge (W. W. Norton & Company) – Trade paperback (2001)
    by Chanrithy Him

    When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge

    Trade paperback, W. W. Norton & Company
    2001
    English
    330 pages

    ISBN: 0393322106
    ISBN-13: 9780393322101

    This is one of the first childhood memoirs to emerge from the hell of Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. Capturing the overwhelming immediacy of the baffling events, Chanrithy Him writes through the eyes of her younger self in the present tense. She vividly recounts her trek through the hell of the "killing fields" and gives a child's-eye view of a world where rudimentary labour camps are the norm and modern technology no longer exists. Death and illness become companions in the camps; yet throughout, her family remain loyal ... Show more

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