The Road of Lost Innocence

By Somaly Mam


A riveting and beautiful memoir of tragedy and hopeby a woman named to Time magazines list of the 100 most influential people in the world Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when she was twelve years old. For the next decade she was shuttled through the brothels that make up th…


Published date: January 1, 2005
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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I couldn’t sleep after reading this book. I felt a duty to read it, however, and others like it, to know without forgetting, that for countries devastated by war, often wars “we” cause, or extend by carpet bombing or laying of land mines, the suffering, usually for the most vulnerable, never ends.