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A daughter's memoir of Burma, (ebook)

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A daughter's memoir of Burma
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A daughter's memoir of Burma
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eng
Summary
Wendy Law-Yone was fifteen at the time of Burma's military coup in 1962. The daughter of Ed Law-Yone, daredevil proprietor of Rangoon Nation, Burma's leading postwar English-language daily, she experienced firsthand the perils and promises of a newly independent Burma. On the eve of Wendy's studies abroad, Ed Law-Yone was arrested, his newspaper shut down, and Wendy herself was briefly imprisoned. After his release, Ed fled to Thailand with his family, where he formed a government-in-exile and tried, unsuccessfully, to foment a revolution. Emigrating to America with his wife and children, Ed never gave up hope that Burma would adopt a new democratic government. While he died disappointed, he left in his daughter's care an illuminating trove of papers documenting the experiences of an eccentric, ambitious, humorous, and determined patriot, vividly recounting the realities of colonial rule, Japanese occupation, postwar reconstruction, and military dictatorship. This book tells the twin histories of Law-Yone's kin and country, a nation whose vicissitudes continue to intrigue the world
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Midwest
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Law-Yone, Wendy
Dewey number
300
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non fiction
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  • Law-Yone, Edward Michael
  • Newspaper editors
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Burma
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adult
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A daughter's memoir of Burma, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780231537803
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11862426
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remote
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11862426
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MWT11862426
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A daughter's memoir of Burma, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231537803
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11862426
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11862426
System control number
MWT11862426
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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