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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Loung Ung, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official in Phnom Penh, tells of her experiences after her family was forced to flee from Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army, discussing her training as a child soldier in a work camp for orphans, and telling of how her surviving siblings were eventually reunited
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
ICrlF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ung, Loung
Dewey number
959.604/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 920
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
DS554.8
LC item number
.U54 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cambodia
  • Political atrocities
  • Ung, Loung
  • Cambodia
  • Atrocities
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13966538
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
238 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060931384
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (InCu)056838E7FD954889B0996DF02BDEA7DA
  • (IMchF)fol08490119
Label
First they killed my father : a daughter of Cambodia remembers, Loung Ung
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13966538
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
238 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060931384
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (InCu)056838E7FD954889B0996DF02BDEA7DA
  • (IMchF)fol08490119

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