This week, the book called "“Vanishing Act: A Glimpse Into Cambodia’s World of Magic” accompanied by a photo exhibit from the research, was on display at an event at the Meta House in Phnom Penh. VOA Khmer's Phorn Bopha reports.
A young woman views a photo of Buth Oeun, a fortune teller in Preah Sihanoukville, who uses cards to tell people’s fortune.
Book signing at ‘Meta House’ gallery in Phnom Penh.
Visitors take a closer look at another fortune teller, Seim Chantha, holding three smoked cigarettes in his hand.
Visitors skim through the ‘Vanishing Act’ at the book launch Thursday.
Author Ryun Patterson and photographer Rick Valenzuela posed with a Cambodian student who helped with the translation of the ‘Vanishing Act’.