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Heaven Becomes Hell: A Survivor's Story of Life Under the Khmer Rouge

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Ly Y and his wife survived; their first-born son, Prasat, age 18 months, did not. The child died during the forced march from Phnom Penh after their family and the city's inhabitants were driven out by the Khmer Rouge in 1975. The evacuees and hundreds of thousands of others ended up in labor camps where most perished. This is a rare, first-person account of four harrowing ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published October 10th 2000 by Yale Univ Southeast Asia Studies
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purchased this during my 3-week visit to cambodia. made me very, very sad :( this is only from a victim's perspective, however. i wish it shed more light on WHY things happened ..
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