Survival in the killing fields by Haing Ngor

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Published by Carroll & Graf in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ngor, Haing,
  • Political refugees -- Cambodia -- Biography,
  • Political refugees -- United States -- Biography,
  • Cambodia -- History -- 1975-1979

Edition Notes

First published in 1987 as A Cambodian odyssey in the U. S. by Macmillan Publishing Company.

Book details

StatementHaing Ngor with Roger Warner.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsWarner, Roger., Ngor, Haing.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 515 p. ;
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18920507M
ISBN 100786713151
OCLC/WorldCa53999372

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