The cruel grandmother of Loung’s first foster family in the Vietnamese camp. After the grandmother is shot in the leg by a Khmer Rouge attack, Loung is forced to bring food to her in the infirmary. Loung helps nurses change her bandages and pities the grandmother as she writhes in pain. As soon as the nurses have left, however, the grandmother barks at Loung to give her the food she has brought and accuses her of eating some.
Foster Grandmother Character Timeline in First They Killed My Father
The timeline below shows where the character Foster Grandmother appears in First They Killed My Father. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 22: Flying Bullets, February 1979
...with the Khmer Rouge and who is not. One day while washing dishes with her foster grandmother , gunfire erupts around Loung. She finds safety behind a tree, but the grandmother is... (full context)