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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

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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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