Lucky Child

Memoir by Loung Ung


Lucky Child: A Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind is a memoir written by a Cambodian woman, Loung Ung. Her previous memoir was First They Killed My Father. The memoir chronicles her adjustment to life in the U.S. after escaping the Cambodian genocide. It also tells of the experiences of her surviving family members in Cambodia during the ensuing warfare between Vietnamese troops and the Khmer Rouge. Lucky Child covers the period of 1980 until 2003.

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