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Margot remembers

Remember the Cambodian refugee border camps in Thailand? Margot Grant does. Having

spent eight years there in the 80s, working mostly in Site 2 which at the time was

the second largest Cambodian city on the planet, Grant has compiled a personal memoir

of her experiences - the ups, the downs, the ins, the outs. Titled Bamboo and Barbed

Wire, the near-300 page work chronicles her tale of what started out as an adventure

for a 56-year-old suburban housewife from Western Australia and turned into, according

to Grant, "an overwhelming emotional and spiritual experience".



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