Perfect hostage: a life of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Hutchinson, Apr 24, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 450 pages
A biography of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world's most renowned freedom fighters and advocates of non- violence, and the figurehead for Burma's struggle for democracy. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, she has dedicated her life to the liberation of her country.

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That there is very little international coverage of Burma speaks to the choke hold that the junta have over the Burmese and foreigners living there. The horrors of genocide against the ethnic ... Read full review

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More than just a biography of Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi, this book depicts the context of her struggle through a comprehensive background of Burma's fight for independence (from the British ... Read full review


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Justin Wintle has a degree in Modern History from Oxford. He is the author of "Romancing Vietnam, The Vietnam Wars, Furious Interiors", and the "Rough Guide" histories of China, Islam, and Spain. He is a contributor to the "Financial Times, The Sunday Times", and "The Independent". He lives in London, England.