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
Year Reviewed:: 2010
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.