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"The Stones Cry Out is startlingly good as literature. It is also an important addition to a thin historical record.... Her account of the revolutionary rhetoric, set against the reality of what the revolutionaries were actually doing, is as macabre as any of the descriptions of bodies." —The Wall Street Journal
"This is a powerful and compelling story of terror, struggle and death sprinkled with moments of tenderness, written by a woman who writes not of politics but only of what she experienced."Â —New York Times Book Review
In 1975, Molyda Szymusiak (her adoptive name), the daughter of a high Cambodian official, was twelve years old and leading a relatively peaceful life in Phnom Penh. Suddenly, on April 17, Khmer Rouge radicals seized the capital and drove all its inhabitants into the countryside. The chaos that followed has been widely publicized, most notably in the movie The Killing Fields. Murderous brutality coupled with raging famine caused the death of more than two million people, nearly a third of the population. This powerful memoir documents the horror Cambodians experienced in daily life.
About the Author:
Molyda Szymusiak (Buth Keo) was born in Phnom Penh on October 19, 1962. After the 1975 Khmer Rouge takeover, she and her family were driven from the capital into the Cambodian countryside. Molyda and the three surviving members of her family reached the Kao I Dang refugee camp on the Thai border in 1980. In 1981 they went to Paris, where Molyda and two of her cousins were adopted by Polish exiles Jan Szymusiak, an academic historian, and his wife, Carmen, a psychiatrist.
Título: THE STONES CRY OUT. A Cambodian Childhood ...
Editorial: Jonathan Cape (London), 1987
Año de publicación: 1987
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción Jonathan Cape;, 1987. 8vo. Hardback. First UK edition. 248pp. One b/w map. The author describes her five years of life under the Khmer Rouge rule of Pol Pot in Cambodia, during which a third of the population died. Pages slightly tanned at edges, otherwise a near Fine copy with no inscriptions, in a Fine uncliippped dustwrapper. Nº de ref. de la librería 21355
Descripción Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0002380480
Descripción Jonathan Cape, 1987. Estado de conservación: Good. 1st British Edition. Good condition book with dust jacket. DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little wear to edges - price clipped. Book has clean but quite age toned pages - large gift message to fffep. Nº de ref. de la librería 9999-9992234546
Descripción Jonathan Cape Ltd, London, 1987. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. TRANSLATED BY LINDA COVERDALE. Hardback with dust jacket, 248 pages. A clean copy in a sound binding, page edges lightly yellowed, minor shelf wear. Packed well, prompt reliable dispatch. Nº de ref. de la librería 018573
Descripción Jonathan Cape, Bedford Square London, 1987. Cloth. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. First Edition UK. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions etc.) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Nº de ref. de la librería 043944