Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Mystery of Father’s Death Revealed in Cambodian American Novel

Sometimes fiction can tackle trauma that is too painful to be spoken out loud. That was Cambodian American Variny Yim’s experience when she wrote her first novel, The Immigrant Princess. Inspired by her own family, the story is about three generations of women from the Cambodian royal family who tried to rebuild their lives in America. It was Yim’s father however, that became a focal point for her while writing the novel. "I believe I could not have written this book without the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter