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The Resource First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung

First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung

Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers
Title
First they killed my father
Title remainder
a daughter of Cambodia remembers
Statement of responsibility
Loung Ung
Title variation
1st they killed my father
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From a childhood survivor of the brutal Pol Pot regime comes an unforgettable narrative of tragedy and spiritual triumph
Summary
Chronicles the brutality of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, from the author's forced "evacuation" of Phnom Penh in 1975 to her family's subsequent movements from town to town and eventual separation
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2000.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
169733
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ung, Loung
Dewey number
959.604/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Intended audience
920L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
DS554.8
LC item number
.U54 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 920
  • 920
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ung, Loung
  • Ung, Loung
  • Political atrocities
  • Cambodia
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a daughter of Cambodia remembers
Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previously published: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2000
  • "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover; (on 16 pages at end of book)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Phnom Penh -- The Ung family -- Takeover -- Evacuation -- Seven-day walk -- Krang Truop -- Waiting station -- Anglungthmor -- Ro Leap -- Labor camps -- New Year's -- Keav -- Pa -- Ma's little monkey -- Leaving home -- Child soldiers -- Gold for chicken -- The last gathering -- The walls crumble -- The Youn invasion -- The first foster family -- Flying bullets -- Khmer Rouge attack -- The execution -- Back to Bat Deng -- From Cambodia to Vietnam -- Lam Sing Refugee Camp
Control code
627273
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
238 pages, 16 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060856267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060856267
  • (OCoLC)67782712
Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previously published: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2000
  • "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover; (on 16 pages at end of book)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Phnom Penh -- The Ung family -- Takeover -- Evacuation -- Seven-day walk -- Krang Truop -- Waiting station -- Anglungthmor -- Ro Leap -- Labor camps -- New Year's -- Keav -- Pa -- Ma's little monkey -- Leaving home -- Child soldiers -- Gold for chicken -- The last gathering -- The walls crumble -- The Youn invasion -- The first foster family -- Flying bullets -- Khmer Rouge attack -- The execution -- Back to Bat Deng -- From Cambodia to Vietnam -- Lam Sing Refugee Camp
Control code
627273
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
238 pages, 16 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060856267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060856267
  • (OCoLC)67782712

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