Running Toward the Guns

A Memoir of Escape from Cambodia

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About the Book

Running Toward the Guns is an autobiographical story and an accounting of Chanty Jong’s personal inner self-healing journey that led to a successfully unexpected discovery. Jong survived the Cambodian genocide during the Khmer Rouge regime of 1975–1979, witnessing the horrors of the killing fields, torture, starvation and much more. Her vivid narrative recounts the suffering under the Khmer Rouge, her perseverance to survive physically and emotionally and her perilous escape to America. Her memoir relives the traumatic memories of her experiences and traces her arduous personal transformation toward a life of inner peace through intensive meditation.

About the Author(s)

Civil war erupted in Cambodia when Chanty Jong was eight years old. Having lived through the terror of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge, she ultimately escaped to Thailand and later to the United States. She is presently giving speeches about her survival and life story.

Family medicine physician Lee Ann Van Houten-Sauter, D.O. lives in Williamstown, New Jersey.

Bibliographic Details

Chanty Jong with Lee Ann Van Houten-Sauter
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8253-2
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4113-3
Imprint: McFarland