A Cambodian Odyssey

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Macmillan, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 478 pages
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The story of the destruction of Cambodia by the Khmer Rouge in The Killing Fields was horrifying, and the performance of Haing Ngor as Dith Pran was so forcefully real that it brought him an Academy Award. Now, Haing Ngor tells his own story, a tale of torment and flight from his oppressors in Cambodia.

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Best known for his Oscar-winning role in The Killing Fields , Haing tells his life story, concentrating on his experiences in the hell that was Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. He lost most of his family ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

HAING NGOR, a Cambodian by birth and doctor by profession, launched his Hollywood film career in 1984 with his Academy Award-winning performance in The Killing Fields. He died in 1996.

ROGER WARNER is also the author of "Haing Ngor: A Cambodian Odyssey. He has traveled often in Southeast Asia and now lives on the Massachusetts coast with his wife and two children.

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