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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
A harrowing memoir of a Cambodian family shattered by Pol Pot's regime, First They Killed My Father is a powerful, unforgettable story of courage and love in the face of unspeakable brutality
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
VPW
Dewey number
959.6042
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
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920
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
general
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a daughter of Cambodia remembers
Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previously published: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2000
  • "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover; (on 16 pages at end of book)
  • "Now a Netfilx film by Angelina Jolie" --Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Phnom Penh (April 1975) -- The Ung family (April 1975) -- Takeover (April 17, 1975) -- Evacuation (April 1975) -- Seven-day walk (April 1975) -- Krang Truop (April 1975) -- Waiting station (July 1975) -- Anglungthmor -(July 1975) - Ro Leap (November 1975) -- Labor camps (January 1976) -- New Year's (April 1976) -- Keav (August 1976) -- Pa (December 1976) -- Ma's little monkey (April 1977) -- Leaving home ((May 1977) -- Child soldiers (August 1977) -- Gold for chicken (November 1977) -- The last gathering (May 1978) -- The walls crumble ((November 1978) -- The Youn invasion (January 1979) -- The first foster family ((January 1979) -- Flying bullets (February 1979) -- Khmer Rouge attack (February 1979) -- The execution (March 1979) -- Back to Bat Deng (April 1979) -- From Cambodia to Vietnam (October 1979) -- Lam Sing Refugee Camp (February 1980) -- Epilogue
Control code
1001437492
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xi, 238, 16 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062561305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1001437492
Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previously published: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2000
  • "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover; (on 16 pages at end of book)
  • "Now a Netfilx film by Angelina Jolie" --Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Phnom Penh (April 1975) -- The Ung family (April 1975) -- Takeover (April 17, 1975) -- Evacuation (April 1975) -- Seven-day walk (April 1975) -- Krang Truop (April 1975) -- Waiting station (July 1975) -- Anglungthmor -(July 1975) - Ro Leap (November 1975) -- Labor camps (January 1976) -- New Year's (April 1976) -- Keav (August 1976) -- Pa (December 1976) -- Ma's little monkey (April 1977) -- Leaving home ((May 1977) -- Child soldiers (August 1977) -- Gold for chicken (November 1977) -- The last gathering (May 1978) -- The walls crumble ((November 1978) -- The Youn invasion (January 1979) -- The first foster family ((January 1979) -- Flying bullets (February 1979) -- Khmer Rouge attack (February 1979) -- The execution (March 1979) -- Back to Bat Deng (April 1979) -- From Cambodia to Vietnam (October 1979) -- Lam Sing Refugee Camp (February 1980) -- Epilogue
Control code
1001437492
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xi, 238, 16 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062561305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1001437492

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