Lost Executioner: A Journey to the Heart of the Killing Fields
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Lost Executioner: A Journey to the Heart of the Killing Fields

by Nic Dunlop
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802714722

ISBN-13: 9780802714725

Pub. Date: 02/07/2006

Publisher: Walker & Company

In Cambodia, between 1975 and 1979, some two million people died at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. Twenty years later, not one member had been held accountable for the genocide. Haunted by an image of one of them, Comrade Duch, photographer Nic Dunlop set out to bring him to life, and thereby to account. "I needed to understand how a movement that laid claim to a

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In Cambodia, between 1975 and 1979, some two million people died at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. Twenty years later, not one member had been held accountable for the genocide. Haunted by an image of one of them, Comrade Duch, photographer Nic Dunlop set out to bring him to life, and thereby to account. "I needed to understand how a movement that laid claim to a vision of a better would could instead produce a revolution of unparalleled ferocity; how a seemingly ordinary man from one of the poorer parts of Cambodia could turn into one of the worst mass murderer of the twentieth century." The Lost Executioner is the unforgettable result of Dunlop's mission, an illuminating document that, by bearing witness, captivates us all with its revelation.

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ISBN-13:
9780802714725
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Publication date:
02/07/2006
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.63(h) x 1.34(d)

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