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Alive in the Killing Fields: Surviving the Khmer Route Genocide


A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Nawuth  Keat
Publisher: National Geographic
Subject/Category: 7-12
Year Reviewed:: 2010
ISBN: 9781426305753
Review: This is a sobering autobiography of children growing up in war-torn Cambodia. It details the troubled life of families surviving the attacks of the Khmer Rouge and focuses on the escape of one nine-year-old boy. This is a short but emotional read.

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