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Letters From Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi - 5 Star Book Review

Letters From Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi - 5 Star Book Review

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Letters from Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi

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Human-rights activist and leader of Burmas National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to six years house arrest in Rangoon in 1989 by the ruling military junta SLORC. She paints a vivid, poignant yet optimistic picture of her native land in this collection of writings from her imprisonment. Aung San Suu Kyi won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Features: * ISBN13: 9780140264036 * Condition: NEW * Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. * Click here to view our Condition Guide and Shipping Prices This is not just a book. Along with Aung San Suu Kyi's two other major books ("Freedom from Fear" and "Voice of Hope"), this book is destined to be at the heart of the struggle - and eventually the victory - for democracy in Burma. Among the three, this is the one I found most wonderful. Vivid, direct, it makes the reader feel as if she/he is listening to Suu Kyi, with her wonderful Asian voice and Oxford accent. Suu Kyi talks about Burma, about her people, about herself. She tells of the tragedies of her people, in the most natural and serene way, as if she were telling of everyday life because indeed, this is the Burmese everyday life. She does not inflate things, she does not push for her views, yet she reaches the reader's heart immediately - at least she did with me ! She simply expresses views and feelings along with plenty of thrilling facts and anecdotes. I can't imagine

of any reader who won't love this book and won't feel inspir ed by this account from Burma's heroine. the incarnation of Burma's struggle. but this was truly a unique event in my life. After reading this and the other books.5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price! . I took off for Burma and managed to meet her. In the end I was deported from Burma for having made contact with her. So I did. Now these books are my inspiration to keep fighting on for democracy in Burma in all ways I can. I had met many world personalities before. as I could finally see the source of all that strength and hope. I felt so close to Burma's struggle that I absoliutely had to go there and meet Suu in person. For More 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price: Letters from Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi . The pages of the book kept coming back to my mind.

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