A Book Brief

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In 2019, I plan to publish a book in Cambodia, about Sarath and family’s ‘Unfinished Stories’. Printing capability is competent but not sophisticated in the country, and there is a limited range of quality papers. To date, the local industry has also focused on paperbacks, as, for reasons unknown, hard back binding, whilst available, is not of a high quality. …

First They Killed My Father

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In 2017, the movie First They Killed My Father was released. It was directed by Angelina Jolie, and producers included the acclaimed Cambodian filmmaker, Rithy Pahn. It is based on thel book of the same name by Loung Ung, who was a child during the Khmer Rouge times. The movie is available on Netflix. From Goodreads: One of seven children of …