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Writing for Raksmey: A Story of Cambodia

© Copyright 2016 Joan Healy
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Design: Les Thomas

Cover: (left to right) Srey Leik, Monee, Nee, Reaka (as a new born baby), Yeay, Raksmey.
Ruin of Khmer Monastery Battambang Province near the Sankei River.
Photographs by Scott Rankin, 1993.

National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry:

Creator:Healy, Joan, author.

Title:Writing for Raksmey : a story of Cambodia / Joan Healy.

ISBN:9781925377125 (paperback)

Subjects:Healy, Joan.

Cambodia--History--20th century.

Cambodia--Social conditions--20th century.


Dewey Number:959.6

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Writing for Raksmey: A Story of Cambodia

   by Joan Healy