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Letters from Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Mar 04, 12

bookshelves: non-fiction
Read from February 18 to March 04, 2012 — I own a copy

Letters from Burma is a wonderful collection of letters written by Aung San Suu Kyi about her experiences in Burma. Instead of solely focussing on the politics surrounding Burma and her house arrest, she writes about Burmese people, their culture, and their experiences in this tumultuous time. Her writing style evokes rich pictures of the Burmese country-side while still keeping its humble tone.

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Aung San Suu Kyi
“Some of the most relaxing weekends I have ever enjoyed were those I spent quietly with a sense of all work to date completed, and an absorbing mystery.”
Aung San Suu Kyi, Letters from Burma

Reading Progress

02/21/2012 page 70
31.0% "Lovely writing."
02/29/2012 page 130
58.0% "Wow the elites in Burma are jerks."

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