First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers. Loung Ung. Loung Ung was born in 1970 in Phnom Penh to a middle class family; she was the sixth of seven children. At the time of her birth her native country, Cambodia, was engulfed in a civil war.
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LoungUng was born in 1970 in Phnom Penh to a middle class family; she was the sixth of seven children.
At the time of her birth her native country, Cambodia, was engulfed in a civil war.
Ung’s mother was Chinese and her father was part Cambodian and part Chinese.Author’s Background
A civil waris a war in whichpartieswithinthesame culture, societyornationalityfightagainsteachotherforthe control of politicalpower.
Her memoir, First They Killed My Father has been published in eleven countries and translated into German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French, Spanish, Italian, Cambodian, and Japanese.
She has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Boston Globe and the London Sunday Times.
Unghas been an active speaker on Cambodia, and an advocate about the dangers of landmines. She sits on the Advisory Board for the Cambodian Association of Chicago.
She recently completed her second book, Lucky Child: a Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind.LoungUng’s Literary Career
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