By Barbara Penner

it is the overdue Nineteen Sixties. In Canada, a woman thinks of battle simply as a boys' online game; the aftermath could be dealt with by way of a few new and enhanced detergent. Six small Khmer ladies scattered approximately Cambodia are oblivious to the disaster looming over their place of origin. within the human tsunami that casts survivors of the Khmer Rouge on Thailand's jap border, every one of those younger ladies reveals shelter through the early '80s. A moment nation isn't really a moment domestic. Our stateless six flavor greater than rationed rice within the refugee camps. Flirtation. worry. Matchmaking. Motherhood. faith. Rejection. Chhorn Nhem, Nareth mother Mueller, Siem Seng, Kimsonn Tuon, Chantha Kong, and Sareen So Bou provide perspectives from contained in the barbed twine that you just have not visible sooner than. They have been strangers, eager for a greater nation, a rustic in their personal. those pages chart their trips to a 3rd kingdom. writer Bio Barbara Penner begun hearing tales of Cambodian refugees whereas operating in Thailand. She maintains to satisfy story-tellers of resilience and wit from around the globe whereas instructing English as a moment Language in Edmonton.

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