In this book, Loung Ung tells the story of her life under the Khmer Rouge. When she was five years old, she and her family were forced to leave their comfortable life in Phnom Penh when the Khmer
Rouge took control of the country. Ms. Ung was trained as a child soldier, while her other siblings were sent to labor camps. After the regime fell, she and her surviving siblings slowly reunited. Funding provided by the author.