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Somaly Mam lives near Phnom Penh with her three children.
** 'This is a book about how one person's courage can make a difference' SUNDAY BUSINESS POST ** 'Written deftly and sparely, this story easily transcends the current rash of 'misery' life-stories. Somaly Mam has no truck with sensationalism or self pity: action for change is patently what she is all about.' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING ** 'There's a big difference between misery memoir and campaigning autobiography as this traumatic and brave account of Mam's abandonment into the Cambodian sex slave trade amply demonstrates.' SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY ** 'This activist's memoir, driven by a sense of purpose greater than the self, is related with a haunting directness, in a dignified translation from the original French by Lisa Appignanesi' GUARDIAN