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I haven't finished it yet, but so far it is factual and obviously well researched.
The detail that has been payed attention to here does not go unnoticed and the reader will come away wondering how such a story could even be playing out in our time.
Part I: A good overview of the history of Burma that sets into context Aung San Suu Kyi's struggle.
While this book was published before the most recent steps towards liberalization, this book is a balanced examination of the life of Aung San Suu Kyi. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This appears to be a well-researched book. The history revolving around Aung San Suu Kyi is interesting and important, and it's key to understanding why she became a hostage. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Da Reader
This is a great story for those interested in the history of Burma. I gave it 4 stars, and not 5, because the vocabulary is obviously forced. Read morePublished 5 months ago by William B. Foulk
It is one of those books that is kinda hard to read because it has a lot of Chinese names that I have no idea how to pronounce. Read morePublished 5 months ago by John A. Jay
One must wade through pages and pages of history before getting to the real story. . Readers today desire the author to get to the point.Published 17 months ago by bOOKWORM
I purchased this book because I was very interested in learning more about this remarkable woman. Actually there was not an awful lot about her in the book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is one that is close to my heart, as are the people of Burma. I haven't finished it yet, but so far it is factual and obviously well researched. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kevin Hayden
Well written and timely. One of the most interesting people in our recent history. She is an an amazing lady and well worth the time it takes to read this book.Published 22 months ago by daddybo
I am deep into reading this worthwhile book as background for a coming trip to Myanmar. This book is stuffed with conquests and conquerors; the trials and sufferings of the... Read morePublished on October 22, 2012 by James Percy