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Author Wintle, Justin.

Title Perfect hostage : a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience / Justin Wintle.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Pub., [2007]
© c2007


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY AUNG SAN    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY AUNG SAN SUU KYI    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B AUNGSANSUUKYI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B AUNG SAN SUU KYI    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  959.1 WINTLE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 AUNG SAN SUU KYI    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B AUNG SAN SUU KYI    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  959.1 WIN    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Biographies  B AUNG SAN SUU KYI    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  959.105 WIN    Check Shelf
Description xxxi, 464 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [441]-[448]) and index.
Contents 1: Land and father -- At the Shwedagon -- The Shwe Pyidaw -- After the Mongols -- The Salami wars -- British Burma -- Saturday's child -- From campus oddball to national hero (aged 20) -- '1300': the year that never was -- Desperate times, desperate remedies -- Bo Teza: reluctant collaborator -- Snakes, ladders and a wife -- Old enemies, new friends -- Getting there -- 2: The daughter -- 19th July -- The golden rain is brown -- An Indian Idyll: the 'ugly one' takes wing -- The daughter of some or other Burmese general -- Things fall apart -- Between three continents -- Thimphu, Kyoto, Simla -- 3: Sixteen months -- Number one and number nine -- White bridge, red bridge -- 8.8.88 -- Shadow of the hundred flowers -- Digging in -- Squaring up -- Suu Kyi's tightrope -- Danubyu -- The door slams shut -- 4: The political Madonna -- Egg on the generals' faces -- Soldiers at the gate -- Famously alone -- Freedom on a leash -- The saddest thing -- The widower road to -- Back to Mandalay -- The monks' revolt.
Summary A portrait of the Burmese activist minister and non-violence advocate describes the factors that contributed to her house arrest in 1989, her work to promote non-aggressive civil resistance, and her receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.
Subject Aung San Suu Kyi.
National League for Democracy (Burma)
Women political activists -- Burma -- Biography.
Women political prisoners -- Burma -- Biography.
Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Political activists -- Burma -- Biography -- 20th century.
ʼOṅʻ Chanʻʺ, Builʻ khyupʻ, 1915-1947.
Nationalists -- Burma -- Biography.
Burma -- Politics and government -- 1824-1948.
ISBN 9781602392663 alkaline paper
1602392668 alkaline paper
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