Lucky Child: A Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind

by Loung Ung | Biographies & Memoirs | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0060733942 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbookstogivewing of Springville, Tennessee USA on 3/5/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbookstogivewing from Springville, Tennessee USA on Sunday, March 13, 2011
This book is available and will be released soon into the wild

Released 8 yrs ago (3/13/2011 UTC) at = Book Box in -- Bookbox, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA

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Released into the All Girl Author Bookbox, happy travels!

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Journal Entry 3 by Tribefan at Lakemore, Ohio USA on Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Took out of bookstogive's Girls Just Want to Have Fun Bookbox!

After enduring years of hunger, deprivation, and devastating loss at the hands of the Khmer Rouge, ten-year-old Loung Ung became the "lucky child," the sibling chosen to accompany her eldest brother to America while her one surviving sister and two brothers remained behind. In this poignant and elegiac memoir, Loung recalls her assimilation into an unfamiliar new culture while struggling to overcome dogged memories of violence and the deep scars of war. In alternating chapters, she gives voice to Chou, the beloved older sister whose life in war-torn Cambodia so easily could have been hers. Highlighting the harsh realities of chance and circumstance in times of war as well as in times of peace, Lucky Child is ultimately a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and to the salvaging strength of family bonds.

Journal Entry 4 by Tribefan at Bookbox, Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Thursday, July 21, 2011

Released 8 yrs ago (7/21/2011 UTC) at Bookbox, Bookbox -- Controlled Releases

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released into princess-peapod's Spring Cleaning bookbox.

Journal Entry 5 by wingiwillrejoicewing at Fort Myers, Florida USA on Wednesday, August 31, 2011
I received this yesterday from princess-peapod's Spring Cleaning Bookbox. Thanks for sharing! I remember back in the 80's having a refugee family from Viet Nam move in across the street, & often thought about their having to transition from being a high-ranking military family to middle class suburbia in 1980's New Orleans. Talk about culture shock! And the things they left behind...

Journal Entry 6 by wingiwillrejoicewing at Fort Myers, Florida USA on Monday, April 02, 2018
Finally got around to reading this. Those poor people...

Journal Entry 7 by wingiwillrejoicewing at BookRing, by mail -- Controlled Releases on Thursday, July 26, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (7/26/2018 UTC) at BookRing, by mail -- Controlled Releases

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Released into my ABC Authors Book Rings - US version - Letter U. Happy picking!

Journal Entry 8 by wingperryfranwing at Elk Grove, California USA on Monday, August 06, 2018
I'm selecting this one from the "U" authors bookring. Looks interesting. Thanks!

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