The coffin tree: a novel

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Beacon Press, 1987 - Fiction - 195 pages
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A Burmese woman's estrangement from her homeland brings her to the brink of insanity and back again. "The Coffin Tree" is the duel story of one woman's exile and consequent immigration to America, and America's rejection and consequent acceptance of her.

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I didn't even finish it. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristen - Goodreads

It's unfair of me to have expectations of an author or the time that they're writing about - but I was really amped up for a story about the takeover of Burma and the events leading up to the ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Wendy Law-Yone was born in Mandalay, Burma, and raised in Rangoon. She is currently the David T. K. Wong Fellow at the University of East Anglia.

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