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The Road of Lost Innocence - Somaly Mam, Lisa Appignanesi
The Road of Lost Innocence
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ISBN: 9781844083466 (1844083462)
Publisher: Virago Press
Pages no: 210
Edition language: English
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The Girl who Reads
The Girl who Reads rated it
5.0 The Road Of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Childhood
Salutes to this wonderful lady for everything she's done and been through.
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
I picked this book up after seeing Somaly Mam in the PBS film based on [b:Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide|6260997|Half the Sky Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide|Nicholas D. Kristof|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320486170s/6260997.jpg|64442...
Unapologetic Reader, Psychotic Writer
Unapologetic Reader, Psychotic Writer rated it
This book is honest, brutally, painfully honest and that is really why it can make a difference. With every page I felt Somaly Mam's struggle with the prostitution that was a big part of her past and how the very same past has propelled her forward. I feel lucky, extremely lucky, because I know had ...
Princess Bookie (Virginia on GR)
Princess Bookie (Virginia on GR) rated it
Heartwrenching in places. Powerful story of how one woman overcame the bad hand she got dealt and helped others.
Osho rated it
A grim yet heartening memoir by a non-Khmer Cambodian woman who was sold into sexual slavery. After getting out of Cambodia, she ultimately returned and now assists women and children. Mam is a good writer and if a book with this content can be said to be enjoyable, this one is.
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