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Yasith Chhun was just a 42-year-old accountant living a comfortable life in California. Then he tried to overthrow the Cambodian government from his humble office in Long Beach. Inspired by films like Braveheart, Chhun planned "Operation Volcano," a scheme replete with espionage, jungle guerrillas, and East German rocket launchers. Could Chhun's quixotic, incredibly risky ...more
42 pages
Published April 26th 2012 by The Atavist
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Jul 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
...a very short read, and interesting... Chhun Yasith is a Don Quixote type figure and his story is comically tragic...

I'd recommend this book (ebook)...
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A Kindle single about a Cambodian tax preparer in Long Beach who attempted to overthrow the Cambodian government. Standard short journalistic account; a quick read.
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Adam Piore is an award-winning journalist based in New York. A former editor and correspondent for Newsweek Magazine, his narrative features have appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Discover Magazine, Mother Jones, Playboy, Scientific American, the Atavist, BusinessWeek and many others. He is currently a contributing editor at Popular Science and Discover Magazines.
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