When broken glass floats: growing up under the Khmer Rouge, a memoir

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W.W. Norton,
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In a Cambodian proverb, when broken glass floats is the time when evil triumphs over good. That time began for the Him family in 1975, when the Khmer Rouge took power in Cambodia and they began their trek through the hell of the killing fields. In a heart-wrenching memoir, Chanrithy Him vividly tells of her childhood, growing up in a Cambodia where rudimentary labour camps are the norm and technology, such as cars and electricity, no longer exitst. As she struggles to understand the suffering and violence around her, she shows proof of unbounded courage and great hope.
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subject_facet Autobiographies, Biographies, Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 1975-1979, Him, Chanrithy, -- 1965-, Political atrocities -- Cambodia, Political refugees -- Cambodia -- Biography, Political refugees -- United States -- Biography
title_display When broken glass floats : growing up under the Khmer Rouge, a memoir
title_full When broken glass floats : growing up under the Khmer Rouge, a memoir / Chanrithy Him
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title_sub growing up under the Khmer Rouge, a memoir
topic_facet Him, Chanrithy, Political atrocities, Political refugees, Politics and government