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Perfect hostage : a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience

Author: Justin Wintle
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Aung San Suu Kyi.; ʼOṅʻ Chanʻʺ, Builʻ khyupʻ; Aung San Suu Kyi.; ʼOṅʻ Chanʻʺ, Builʻ khyupʻ
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Wintle
ISBN: 9781602392663 1602392668
OCLC Number: 271441254
Description: xxxi, 464 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Justin Wintle.

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A biography of Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world's most renowned freedom fighters and advocates of nonviolence, and the figurehead for Burma's struggle for democracy. The recipient of the Nobel  Read more...

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An admiring biography of one of the most attractive personalities of our time. She s my hero. --Bono In physical stature she is petite and elegant, but in moral stature she is a giant. --Archbishop Read more...

 
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