First They Killed My Father Summary
Ung, Loung

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Loung Ung was only five years old when the Khmer Rouge began their murderous siege on Cambodia. In her autobiographical book, First They Killed My Father, Ung gives a riveting first person account ... Read more
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`First They Killed My Father' is set in Cambodia, it tells a story of the author Loung Ung and her family's survival. The family went through a great ordeal; some were strong and managed to survive wh... Read more
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First They Killed My Father: Chapter Analysis Phnom Penh April 1975 Luong Ung introduces her life in Phnom Penh. We learn of her love for the city market and her favorite part of the city being the... Read more
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"First They Killed My Father shows the power of family ties." Discuss Pol Pot's reign tore apart the lives of one fifth of the population in Cambodia during the period stretching from 1975 to 1989. L... Read more
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Luong Ung - First They Killed My Father "Beauty and status are fleeting. What really matters is the ability to survive." Discuss Pol Pot was a man behind the horrific genocide, which took place in C... Read more
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"War often brings out the best and the worst in human behavior." Discuss in light of First they Killed my Father. The Pol Pot regime aimed to create Cambodia a "classless pure Agrarian society" in Lo... Read more
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