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- DescriptionAs a child growing up in Cambodia, Ronnie Yimsut played among the ruins of the Angkor Wat temples, surrounded by a close-knit community. As the Khmer Rouge gained power and began its gecidal reign of terror, his life became a nightmare. In this stunning memoir, Yimsut describes how, in the wake of death and destruction, he decides to live.
- Author BiographyRANACHITH (RONNIE) YIMSUT is an author and activist and has been the subject of independent documentary films and reports by CBS News, NBC News, and PBS, among others. His many written works include Journey to Freedom and In the Shadow of Angkor. A senior landscape architect for the USDA Forest Service, he is also involved in national and international NGOs. DAVID CHANDLER, Ph.D., author of the book's foreword, is a professor emeritus of history at Monash University in Australia. DANIEL SAVIN, M.D., author of the book's afterword, is an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado Schoold of Medicine.
- Author(s)Ronnie Yimsut
- PublisherRutgers University Press
- Date of Publication15/10/2011
- SubjectGovernment & Constitution
- Series TitleGenocide, Political Violence, Human Rights
- Place of PublicationNew Brunswick, NJ
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRutgers University Press
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight456 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Foreword byDavid P. Chandler
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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