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The Resource The rebel of Rangoon : a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma, Delphine Schrank

The rebel of Rangoon : a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma, Delphine Schrank

Label
The rebel of Rangoon : a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma
Title
The rebel of Rangoon
Title remainder
a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma
Statement of responsibility
Delphine Schrank
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship on the verge of massive transformation, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma. Journalist Delphine Schrank spent four years underground tracking Burmese dissidents whose semi-clandestine existence and fight for democracy remained largely hidden behind their globally celebrated figurehead, Aung San Suu Kyi. With intimate, vivid prose, Schrank follows the inner life of a daredevil young dissident, his friends and rivals, across rural hamlets and flickering internet connections, into prison cells and safe houses, and deep into their own hearts, as they escape spies and outwit interrogators, fall in love or slip into insanity. Through that dissident's perspective, Schrank unfurls a harrowing account of a country's efforts to emerge from military dictatorship, how a movement of dissidents came into being, how it almost died, and how it pushed its government to crack apart and begin an irreversible process of political reform. In doing so, Schrank delivers a profoundly human exploration of daring and defiance and of the power and meaning of freedom. "--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 959.105/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS530.68
LC item number
.N85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The rebel of Rangoon : a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma, Delphine Schrank
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-312)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Nway -- Nigel -- City of Exiles -- Grandpa -- City of Wraiths -- The stakeholders -- City of Kings -- The road to Naypyidaw
Control code
sky274690184
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 312 pages
Isbn
9781568584980
Lccn
2015016472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The rebel of Rangoon : a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma, Delphine Schrank
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-312)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Nway -- Nigel -- City of Exiles -- Grandpa -- City of Wraiths -- The stakeholders -- City of Kings -- The road to Naypyidaw
Control code
sky274690184
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 312 pages
Isbn
9781568584980
Lccn
2015016472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations

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