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The Resource First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung

First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung

Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers
Title
First they killed my father
Title remainder
a daughter of Cambodia remembers
Statement of responsibility
Loung Ung
Title variation
1st they killed my father
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's brutal Pol Pot regime comes an unforgettable narrative of war crimes and desperate actions, the unnerving strength of a small girl and her family, and their triumph of spirit."--Dust jacket
Summary
Chronicles the brutality of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, from the author's forced "evacuation" of Phnom Penh in 1975 to her family's subsequent movements from town to town and eventual separation
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2000.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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169733
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.604/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS554.8
LC item number
.U54 2000
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920
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
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a daughter of Cambodia remembers
Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc043/99034707.html
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Phnom Penh -- The Ung family -- Takeover -- Evacuation -- Seven-day walk -- Krang Truop -- Waiting station -- Anglungthmor -- Ro Leap -- Labor camps -- New Year's -- Keav -- Pa -- Ma's little monkey -- Leaving home -- Child soldiers -- Gold for chicken -- The last gathering -- The walls crumble -- The Youn invasion -- The first foster family -- Flying bullets -- Khmer Rouge attack -- The execution -- Back to Bat Deng -- From Cambodia to Vietnam -- Lam Sing Refugee Camp
Control code
1226239
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780060193324
Lccn
99034707
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41482326
  • (OCoLC)41482326
Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc043/99034707.html
Publication
Contents
Phnom Penh -- The Ung family -- Takeover -- Evacuation -- Seven-day walk -- Krang Truop -- Waiting station -- Anglungthmor -- Ro Leap -- Labor camps -- New Year's -- Keav -- Pa -- Ma's little monkey -- Leaving home -- Child soldiers -- Gold for chicken -- The last gathering -- The walls crumble -- The Youn invasion -- The first foster family -- Flying bullets -- Khmer Rouge attack -- The execution -- Back to Bat Deng -- From Cambodia to Vietnam -- Lam Sing Refugee Camp
Control code
1226239
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780060193324
Lccn
99034707
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41482326
  • (OCoLC)41482326

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