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    DescriptionThis is one of the first childhood memoirs to emerge from the hell of Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. Capturing the overwhelming immediacy of the baffling events, Chanrithy Him writes through the eyes of her younger self in the present tense. She vividly recounts her trek through the hell of the "killing fields" and gives a child's-eye view of a world where rudimentary labour camps are the norm and modern technology no longer exists. Death and illness become companions in the camps; yet throughout, her family remain loyal to one another.


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    Title
    When Broken Glass Floats
    Subtitle
    Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chanrithy Him
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 330
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393322101
    ISBN 10: 0393322106
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2A
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11600
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FMV
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 08
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FMC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS003000, BIO022000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SEASIN
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1970
    BIC subject category V2: HBWS2
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS048000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A41821000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    DC21: 959.6042092
    B&T Approval Code: A15404030
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1FMV, 1FMC
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC22: 959.604/2/092
    LC classification: DS554.83.H56 A3 2000
    Thema V1.0: NHWR, NHWL, NHF, NHWR9, DNBA
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    15photos
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    12 September 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York