Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land

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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
PublicAffairs
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.2 X 8.2 inches | 0.78 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781610391832
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About the Author

Joel Brinkley, a professor of journalism at Stanford University, is a twenty-three-year veteran of the New York Times. He has worked in more than fifty nations and writes a nationally syndicated op-ed column on foreign policy. He won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1980 and was twice a finalist for an investigative reporting Pulitzer in the following years. Cambodia's Curse is his fifth book.

Reviews

"Brinkley cuts a clear narrative path through the bewildering, cynical politics and violent social life of one of the worlds most brutalized and hard-up countries."--Foreign Affairs, May/June 2011
"An excellent...account of a country whose historic poverty, exacerbated by the Vietnam War, remains remarkably unchanged."--Kirkus, February 15, 2011
"A riveting piece of literary reportage."--Publishers Weekly
"A heartbreaking but vital status report on a people who deserve far better."--Booklist