By Joel Brinkley
Joel Brinkley - Cambodia's Curse
The smooth background of a Land
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist returns to Cambodia thirty years after the autumn of the Khmer Rouge to file at the country's fight to get over its past
About the Author
Joel Brinkley, a professor of journalism at Stanford college, is a twenty-three-year veteran of the New York Times. He has labored in additional than fifty international locations and writes a nationally syndicated op-ed column on international coverage. He gained the Pulitzer Prize for foreign Reporting in 1980 and was once two times a finalist for an investigative reporting Pulitzer within the following years. this can be his 5th book.
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