New Book Coming April 2012!

Lulu in The SkyWhen readers first met Loung Ung, in her bestselling memoir First They Killed My Father, she was a young innocent child in Cambodia. When the Khmer Rouge invaded her city, she soon found herself locked in a desperate struggle for survival in Cambodia’s notorious Killing Fields. Now, Lulu in the Sky reveals Loung’s daily struggle to keep darkness and depression at bay while she attends college and falls in love Mark, a Midwestern archetype of American optimism. Lulu is a story of Loung’s tentative steps into love, activism, and marriage – a journey that takes her back to Cambodia to reconnect with her mother’s spirit and to a vocation that focused on healing the landscape of her birth. Read reviews and interviews (this takes readers to a pager of interviews & reviews?)

About Loung Ung: Loung Ung was only 5 years old when the Khmer Rouge stormed into her native city of Phnom Penh. Four years later, in one of the bloodiest episodes of the 20th century, some two million Cambodians – out of a population of seven million – had died at the hands of the infamous Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge regime. Among the genocide victims were both Loung’s parents, two sisters, and 20 other relatives.  Today, Loung has made over 30 trips back to Cambodia.  As an author, lecturer, and activist, she has dedicated 20 years to promoting equality, human rights, and justice in her native land and worldwide.  When she is not traveling or writing, Loung is a food taster at a trio of RESTAURANT, BAR, AND BREWERY, she co-owns in Cleveland, Ohio. LOUNG’S FULL BIOGRAPHY

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