The Resource The master of confessions : the making of a Khmer Rouge torturer, (ebook)

The master of confessions : the making of a Khmer Rouge torturer, (ebook)

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The master of confessions : the making of a Khmer Rouge torturer
Title
The master of confessions
Title remainder
the making of a Khmer Rouge torturer
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Language
eng
Summary
Renowned journalist Thierry Cruvellier takes us into the dark heart of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge with The Master of Confessions, a suspenseful account of a Chief Interrogator's trial for war crimes. On April 17, 1975, the communist Khmer Rouge, led by its secretive prime minister Pol Pot, took over Cambodia. Renaming the country Democratic Kampuchea, they cut the nation off from the world and began systematically killing and starving two million of their people. Thirty years after their fall, a man named Duch (pronounced "Doþk"), who had served as Chief Prison officer of S21, the regime's central prison complex, stood trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Unlike any other tribunal defendant, Duch acknowledged his personal responsibility, pleaded guilty, and asked for forgiveness from his victims. In The Master of Confessions, Thierry Cruvellier uses the trial to tell the horrifying story of this terrible chapter in history.Cruvellier offers a psychologically penetrating, devastating look at the victims, the torturers, and the regime itself, searching to answer crucial questions about culpability. Self-drawing on his knowledge, and experience, Cruvellier delivers a startling work of journalistic history-by turns deeply moving, horrifying, and darkly funny
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Cruvellier, T.
Dewey number
959.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Kang, Kech Ieu
  • Trials (Crimes against humanity)
  • War crime trials
  • Political atrocities
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
The master of confessions : the making of a Khmer Rouge torturer, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062329554
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12112414
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remote
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12112414
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MWT12112414
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The master of confessions : the making of a Khmer Rouge torturer, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062329554
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12112414
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12112414
System control number
MWT12112414
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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