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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Holiday in Cambodia
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'Beyond the killing fields and the temples of Angkor Wat is Cambodia: a country with a genocidal past and a wide, open smile. A frontier land where anything is possible - at least for Western expatriates. In these loosely linked stories, Laura Jean McKay takes us deep into this complex country, exploring the uneasy spaces where local and foreign lives meet.Three backpackers board a train, ignoring the danger signs - and find themselves used as bargaining chips in a terrible game.A jaded expat, tired of real girls, falls in love with an ancient statue.As they explore the sweltering streets of Phnom Penh, two Australian tourists come face to face with the cracks in their marriage.There are devastating re-imaginings of the country's troubled history, as well as tender, funny moments of tentative understanding. These are bold and haunting stories, deftly told.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Tom, who shares my stories. And for Cambodian writers - past, present and future.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2013 .
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      Extent: 207p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 2013
      ISBN: 9781922231055, 9781863956062

Works about this Work

Never Mind the Earworm, Read This Book Victoria Genevieve Reeve , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , April vol. 18 no. 1 2014;

— Review of Holiday in Cambodia Laura McKay , 2013 selected work short story
Conversations Tinged With Memories of Country's Catastrophic Past James Tierney , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 November 2013; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Holiday in Cambodia Laura McKay , 2013 selected work short story
Holidaying in Cambodia Thuy On , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 22 September 2013; (p. 13) The Canberra Times , 22 September 2013; The Age , 22 September 2013;

— Review of Holiday in Cambodia Laura McKay , 2013 selected work short story
Holidaying in Cambodia Thuy On , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 22 September 2013; (p. 13) The Canberra Times , 22 September 2013; The Age , 22 September 2013;

— Review of Holiday in Cambodia Laura McKay , 2013 selected work short story
Conversations Tinged With Memories of Country's Catastrophic Past James Tierney , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 November 2013; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Holiday in Cambodia Laura McKay , 2013 selected work short story
Never Mind the Earworm, Read This Book Victoria Genevieve Reeve , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , April vol. 18 no. 1 2014;

— Review of Holiday in Cambodia Laura McKay , 2013 selected work short story
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