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Angkor the Magnificent Info Sheet

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Angkor the Magnificent - Publisher's Introduction, Table of Contents, List of Illustrations and Index.

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Angkor the Magnificent - Sample Chapter VII "A Nocturne" - In this chapter, Candee describes a magical performance of Cambodian dance at Angkor Wat in 1922. This brief excerpt offers a wonderful introduction to the author's evocative style.

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Angkor the Magnificent - Large format book cover images.

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2/18/2009
American Books Fit For a King




As President Barack Obama was sworn into office in Washington DC another significant American ceremony took place 9,000 miles away. In the Royal Palace of Cambodia, newly appointed US Ambassador Carol Rodley presented her formal diplomatic credentials to Cambodia's King Sihamoni, accompanied by her official gifts; American books fit for a King.

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Titanic Unveiling on Top of Angkor Wat

What links the RMS Titanic and the Cambodian jungle temple of Angkor Wat? Author Helen Churchill Candee survived the infamous maritime disaster to write Angkor the Magnificent, history's most captivating account of Southeast Asia's mysterious Khmer Empire. Her book just reached new heights in Cambodia when publisher Kent Davis unveiled an expanded modern edition of her classic literally on top of Angkor Wat.

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Titanic Survivor's Asian Adventure at Angkor Wat Resurfaces

"April 15th, 2008 marks the 96th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, but surviving that disaster was a mere footnote in the unusual life of writer Helen Churchill Candee. Her book, "Angkor the Magnificent," recounts her Cambodian adventure of the 1920's, supplemented by more than 100 antique photos and an original biography by historian Randy Bryan Bigham."

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Review of Angkor the Magnificent
By Tim Trower
Titanic Communicator (No.186)
Tim Trower reviews Angkor the Magnificent from Titanic Communicator.
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