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A Man Like Him: Portrait of the Burmese Journalist, Journal Kyaw U Chit Maung
The story of eight years in the brief life of Journal Kyaw U Chit Maung, a courageous Burmese journalist and editor. His political analyses helped guide the nation during a turbulent era marked by internal struggles to establish a democracy independent of Britain in the late 1930s and the Japanese Occupation of the 1940s. The memoir is written by U Chit Maung's wife, Journ ...more
Hardcover, 204 pages
Published September 9th 2016 by Cornell University Southeast Asia Program
(first published November 13th 2008)
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Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest Burmese writers of 20th century. Her stories are known for authentic portrayals of modern Burmese society. Along with Ludu Daw Amar, Ma Ma Lay was one of a few female authors in Burma. She died in 1982 at the age of 65.More about Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay...