When the War was Over: The Voices of Cambodia's Revolution and Its People

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Simon and Schuster, 1986 - History - 502 pages
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Surveys Cambodia's recent history, looks at the rise and fall of the Khmer Rouge, and shares interviews with survivors of and refugees from the government of Pol Pot

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The enormity of Cambodia's modern tragedy continues to challenge our comprehension. Becker, an experienced "Cambodia hand,'' interviewed the despot Pol Pot just before his fall from power. Her book is ... Read full review

Contents

one Distant Followers
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two The Birth of Moder n Cambodia
43
three The Path of Betrayal
82
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Elizabeth Becker is an award winning author and former correspondent for The New York Times" who reported from Europe, Asia, and South America. As the Senior Foreign Editor at National Public Radio, she oversaw all the network's foreign bureaus and their reporting. She has won awards from the Robert Kennedy Book Awards, Overseas Press Club, and DuPont-Columbia and was part of the New York Times" staff that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for public service.

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