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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia
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'The opening of Tek Heang Ya’s story expresses the fear and desperation that were ever-present in Pol Pot’s Democratic Kampuchea. Tek Heang lost both her sons, who starved to death at four and five years old.

The stories in Leaving Year Zero are compelling, vividly involving the reader in the experiences of six Khmer individuals and their unique responses to a society gone badly wrong.

All six now live highly constructive lives in Australia, bringing up families and contributing skills and understanding to the community.' (UWA Publishing)

Notes

  • Dedication: To Hels, who has such good ideas.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2004 .
      Extent: xiii, 213 p.p.
      Description: illus., map, ports
      ISBN: 1920694102 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Dislocation and Flight Robert Lee , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 65 no. 2 2005; (p. 134-140)

— Review of Night Thoughts in Time of War Bob Ellis , 2004 selected work diary ; Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography ; Jing Shui Liu Shen Zheng Zeng , 2004 single work autobiography
Finding Order and Meaning Amid Horror and Bloodshed Robert Willson , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 December 2004; (p. 19)

— Review of Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 December 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Core of My Heart, My Country : Women's Sense of Place and the Land in Australia & Canada Maggie MacKellar , 2004 single work criticism ; Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography
Survivors of the Killing Fields William Bunbury , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 23 October 2004; (p. 8)

— Review of Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography
Survivors of the Killing Fields William Bunbury , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 23 October 2004; (p. 8)

— Review of Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 December 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of Core of My Heart, My Country : Women's Sense of Place and the Land in Australia & Canada Maggie MacKellar , 2004 single work criticism ; Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography
Finding Order and Meaning Amid Horror and Bloodshed Robert Willson , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 December 2004; (p. 19)

— Review of Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography
Dislocation and Flight Robert Lee , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 65 no. 2 2005; (p. 134-140)

— Review of Night Thoughts in Time of War Bob Ellis , 2004 selected work diary ; Leaving Year Zero : stories of surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia Richard Lunn , 2004 single work biography ; Jing Shui Liu Shen Zheng Zeng , 2004 single work autobiography
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