Spirit of Survival

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Bantam Books, 1987 - History - 407 pages
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In l98l, journalist and author of the bestselling Passages, Gail Sheehy, journeyed to Thailand to do a story on Cambodian refugees. In a camp there, she took into her heart an unforgettable elevan-year-old orphan named Mohm, who, nine months later, began a new life in New York as her adopted daughter. This is Mohm's story.

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User Review  - Gretchen - Goodreads

Thanks to Lois for the referral. Great story of resilience and strength. Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren Wyckoff - Goodreads

Although she comes around at the end the author comes off as a whiny privileged woman in America who hopes another daughter, albeit a Cambodian refugee in need of a home, will save her. Read full review

Contents

Cambodia April 1975
3
Rainy Season 1975
31
New York City April 1975
39
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About the author (1987)

Gail Sheehy is the world-renowned author of fifteen book

Gail Sheehy is the world-renowned author of fifteen books, including "Passages", which remained on the "New York Tims, including "Passages", which remained on the "New York Times" bestseller list for more than three years and has been res" bestseller list for more than three years and has been reprinted in twenty-eight languages.

As a literary journaeprinted in twenty-eight languages.

As a literary journalist, Sheehy was one of the original contributors to "New Yolist, Sheehy was one of the original contributors to "New York" magazine. A contributing editor to "Vanity Fair" since 1rk" magazine. A contributing editor to "Vanity Fair" since 1984, she won the Washington Journalism Review Award for Best984, she won the Washington Journalism Review Award for Best Magazine Writer in America for her in-depth character portr Magazine Writer in America for her in-depth character portraits of national and world leaders, including both Presidentaits of national and world leaders, including both President Bushes, Bill and Hillary Clinton, former speaker of the hou Bushes, Bill and Hillary Clinton, former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich, former British prime minister Margaret Thase Newt Gingrich, former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, and Mikhail Gotcher, former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, and Mikhail Gorbachev. Sheehy is a seven-time recipient of the New York Nerbachev. Sheehy is a seven-time recipient of the New York Newswomen's Club Front Page Award for distinguished journalismwswomen's Club Front Page Award for distinguished journalism. She currently resides in New York City. . She currently resides in New York City.

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