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The king never smiles : a biography of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej

Author: Paul M Handley
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents the story of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej's life and 60-year rule: how a Western-raised boy came to be seen by his people as a living Buddha; and how a king seen as beneficent and  Read more...


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Named Person: Bhumibol Adulyadej
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul M Handley
ISBN: 9780300106824 0300106823
OCLC Number: 466622191
Description: xi, 499 s
Responsibility: Paul M. Handley


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"Handley, an American journalist who reported from Bangkok for many years, has written one of the most important books on Thailand to appear in English."-Ian Buruma, New York Review of Books -- Ian Read more...

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