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    The Lady and the Peacock The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma by Peter Popham is a biography of the current State Councillor akin to

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    Biographies of living people during rapidly changing times have to be difficult for the person who is the subject the author and sometimes even the readers But author Peter Popham's The Lady and the Peacock has been done well and his extensive experience as a journalist shows through The black white dust jacket cover photo by Joachim Ladef

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    This was a really good comprehensive overview of Aung San Suu Kyi's life and recent Burmese history neither of which I knew very much about going in democracy activist Nobel Peace Prize winner house arrest repressive You could've fit my knowledge on the back of a generous matchbook The book is incredibly readable which is at least partly due to my lack of prior knowledge previously unknown history is basically just a story so th

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    This book has a number of serious defaults all of which are alerted to the reader or buyer upfront Author Peter Popham does not speak Burmese makes no claim to know Burma and had only met the author twice at the time this book was published He had however been the Southeast Asia correspondent for the Independent for 20 years before startin

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    This is a stirring if a bit detached biography of Aung San Suu Kyi As she currently runs for office with newly

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    A solid 35 stars bumped up to 4 Very well researched and clearly written Popham is a journalist and knows how to tell a story And what a story it is This book goes up to the end of 2010 and Popham has now written a second vo

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    There is no denying that Aung San Suu Kyi is a remarkable person and there is a fair amount of interesting detail But the au

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    Aung San Suu Kyi is a remarkable figure She is a peaceful fighter for her country’s freedom a winner of the Noble Peace Prize and an inspiration to many around the globe who yearn for freedom from all sorts of oppressions She seems to be the rightful heir to some other giants of the non violent struggle in recent times notably Marthin Luther King Jr and Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi She is eually admired for her determina

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    The Definitive Biography of Aung San Suu KyiHow did Aung San Suu Kyi become one of the world’s most admired figures an advocate of Gandhian style nonviolent opposition to the radical Socialist tyrannical military dictatorship that has rule

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    All right sit back and relax because this is going to be a doozy of a review I have many many thoughts about this bookFirst off let me start by saying that I started this book with a completely open mind When I started this book I knew nothing about Burma I didn't even know that Burma was Myanmar I had a fuzzy idea that Burma was part of India and that's what I started with So my judgment of this book is not informed by what has been happ

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Ned from Britain to Burma to nurse her sick mother but within six months found herself the unchallenged leader of the largest popular revolt in her country's history When the party she co founded won a landslide victory in Burma's first free elections for thirty years she was already under house arrest and barred from taking office by the military juntaSince then 'The Lady' has set about transforming her country ethically as well as politically di A solid 35 stars bumped up to 4 Very well researched and clearly written Popham is a journalist and knows how to tell a story And what a story it Aru Shah and the Song of Death (A Pandava Novel Book 2) (Pandava Series) popular revolt in her country's history When the The Cursed Hole of the Shinoda Family party she co founded won a landslide victory in Burma's first free elections for thirty years she was already under house arrest and barred from taking office by the military juntaSince then 'The Lady' has set about transforming her country ethically as well as Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream politically di A solid 35 stars bumped up to 4 Very well researched and clearly written Popham is a journalist and knows how to tell a story And what a story it

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The Lady and the Peacock

Peter Popham's major new biography of Aung San Suu Kyi draws upon previously untapped testimony and fresh revelations to tell the story of a woman whose bravery and determination have captivated people around the globe Celebrated today as one of the world's greatest exponents of non violent political defiance since Mahatma Gandhi she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize only four years after her first experience of politicsIn April 1988 Suu Kyi retur Biographies of living people during rapidly changing times have to be difficult for the person who is the subject the author and sometimes even t The Freeze-Frame Revolution previously untapped testimony and fresh revelations to tell the story of a woman whose bravery and determination have captivated The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 people around the globe Celebrated today as one of the world's greatest exponents of non violent Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus political defiance since Mahatma Gandhi she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize only four years after her first experience of His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch politicsIn April 1988 Suu Kyi retur Biographies of living The Doctors Dating Bargain people during rapidly changing times have to be difficult for the The Collection person who is the subject the author and sometimes even t

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Splaying dazzling courage in the process Under house arrest for 15 of the previous 20 years she has come close to being killed by her political enemies and her commitment to peaceful revolution has come at extreme personal costIn November 2010 after fraudulent elections in which she played no part Suu Kyi was again freed She was greeted by ecstatic crowds but only time will tell what role this remarkable woman will have in the future of her countr The Definitive Biography of Aung San Suu KyiHow did Aung San Suu Kyi become one of the world s most admired figures an advocate of Gandhian sty All Night Long (Nannies, process Under house arrest for 15 of the The Freeze-Frame Revolution political enemies and her commitment to The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 peaceful revolution has come at extreme Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus personal costIn November 2010 after fraudulent elections in which she His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch played no The Doctors Dating Bargain part Suu Kyi was again freed She was greeted by ecstatic crowds but only time will tell what role this remarkable woman will have in the future of her countr The Definitive Biography of Aung San Suu KyiHow did Aung San Suu Kyi become one of the world s most admired figures an advocate of Gandhian sty