The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine
Publish date: September 9th 2008
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Salutes to this wonderful lady for everything she's done and been through.
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...
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 ...
Heartwrenching in places. Powerful story of how one woman overcame the bad hand she got dealt and helped others.
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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