Thany Por and Eric Luther Ingram’s New Book “The Unwatered Rose” is an Engaging Autobiographical Reflection on a Khmer Refugee Family’s Journey to Freedom

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Recent release “The Unwatered Rose: A Khmer Woman’s Journey to Freedom…” from Page Publishing authors Thany Por and Eric Luther Ingram is a stirring memoir of a Cambodian childhood marred by extreme poverty, the brutality of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, and her family’s desperate escape to Thailand amid the chaos of the Vietnamese invasion.

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Thany Por, a Cambodian refugee who immigrated with her family to the United States in 1984, and Eric Luther Ingram, son of legendary soul singer Luther Ingram currently producing a biopic of his father’s musical career, have completed their book “The Unwatered Rose: A Khmer Woman’s Journey to Freedom…”: an inspiring story of courage and resilience in the face of unspeakable horror and a new beginning in America.

Follow the journey of a Khmer woman who, as a young girl, faced unending obstacles in order to survive. She saved her family from almost certain death as they escaped the Khmer Rouge regime and traveled to the Thailand border. She managed to keep her family together as a unit until they were able to seek refuge in the Philippines out of harm’s way. Eight months later, she led her family to the States where they settled in Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Today, she continues to be the backbone of her family (immediate and extended) as she raises her own children in today’s society.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Thany Por and Eric Luther Ingram’s book is an inspiring true story of courage and survival for a refugee family fleeing a savage war in their native Cambodia.

Readers who wish to experience this compelling tale can purchase “The Unwatered Rose: A Khmer Woman’s Journey to Freedom…” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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