In the first English language retelling of this ancient Cambodian tale, our heroine goes further, survives more, and has to conquer even her own mortality to regain her rightful place. Cambodia's Cinderella, Angkat--child of ashes--endures great wrongs as she seeks to rise above distresses caused by her own family. "Angkat" appeared in an 18th century French essay which was found by Dr. Coburn deep in some dusty archives while researching Khmer culture and folklore. She was drawn to the story immediately, and the rest is ...

Angkat: The Cambodian Cinderella 2014, Shen's Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781885008428

Trade paperback

Angkat: The Cambodian Cinderella 1998, Shens Books

ISBN-13: 9781885008091