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The Burma Spring: Aung San Suu Kyi and the New Struggle for the Soul of a Nation

Author: Bush, Laura
Pederson, Rena

Publisher: Pegasus Books

Format:Hardcover
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The Burma Spring: Aung San Suu Kyi and the New Struggle for the Soul of a Nation : Award-winning journalist and former State Department speechwriter Rena Pederson brings to light fresh details about the charismatic Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi: the inspiration for Burma’s (now Myanmar) first steps towards democracy. Suu Kyi's party will be a major contender in the 2015 elections, a revolutionary breakthrough after years of military dictatorship. Using exclusive interviews with Suu Kyi since her release from fifteen years of house arrest, as well as recently disclosed diplomatic cables, Pederson uncovers new facets to Suu Kyi’s extraordinary story.

The Burma Spring will also surprise readers by revealing the extraordinary steps taken by First Lady Laura Bush to help Suu Kyi, and also how former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton injected new momentum into Burma’s democratic rebirth. Pederson provides a never before seen view of the harrowing hardships the people of Burma have endured and the fiery political atmosphere in which Suu Kyi’s has fought a life-and-death struggle for liberty in this fascinating part of the world.


Category   Subject
History & Geography   Asia
Biography & Autobiography   Presidents & Heads of State
Biography & Autobiography   Women

ISBN 13:9781605986678
ISBN 10:1605986674
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:536
Size:9.31" l x 6.36" w x 1.83" h
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