Channy Chhi Laux - Short Hair Detention (San Francisco Store)

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 6:00pm

Short Hair Detention is Channy Chhi Laux's personal memoir of surviving the Cambodian genocide (1975 -1979). Her story begins when the Communists took over, progresses through multiple escape attempts and concludes with how freedom was regained. The book reveals intimate details of how she learned to survive year-round unforgiving conditions and the many agonizing moments including when the Khmer Rouge separated her from her parents.

Throughout the horrific journey, she experienced constant reminders to keep faith in God and to not lose hope that her family would somehow be able to survive.


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111
Short Hair Detention: Memoir of a Thirteen-Year-Old Girl Surviving the Cambodian Genocide Cover Image
ISBN: 9781480852938
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Archwaypublishing - December 15th, 2017