Best known for his academy award-winning role as Dith Pran in "The Killing Fields", for Haing Ngor his greatest performance was not in Hollywood but in the rice paddies and labour camps of war-torn Cambodia. Here, in his memoir of life under the Khmer Rouge, is a searing account of a country's descent into hell. His was a world of war slaves and execution squads, of senseless brutality and mind-numbing torture; where families ceased to be and only a very special love could soar above the squalor, starvation and disease. An eyewitness account of the real killing fields by an extraordinary survivor, this book is a reminder of the horrors of war - and a testament to the enduring human spirit.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK
Best known for his academy award-winning role as Dith Pran in "The Killing Fields", for Haing Ngor his greatest performance was not in Hollywood but in the rice paddies and labour camps of war-torn Cambodia. Here, in his memoir of life under the Khmer Rouge, is a searing account of
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-26 - Publisher: Basic Books
Nothing has shaped my life as much as surviving the Pol Pot regime. I am a survivor of the Cambodian holocaust. That's who I am," says Haing Ngor. And in his memoir, Survival in the Killing Fields, he tells the gripping and frequently terrifying story of his term in the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-13 - Publisher: National Geographic Books
Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened to his people and his country will spare future generations from similar
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-10-01 - Publisher: Stanford University Press
In 1975, after years of civil war, Cambodians welcomed the Khmer Rouge. Once in power, the regime closed Cambodia to the outside world. Four years later, when the Vietnamese invaded Cambodia and defeated the Khmer Rouge, the world learned how the Khmer Rouge had turned the country into killing fields.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-30 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
This memoir chronicles the incredible journey of a woman. Mao Sim tells how, as a young girl, she emerged a survivor of the Cambodian Genocide. Her struggles continued as she waded through a horrible arranged marriage as an abused wife. Mao dealt with nightmare after nightmare, while wrestling with understanding