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This week our featured book is A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma, by Wendy Law-Yone
We are also offering a FREE copy of A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma to a lucky winner. To enter the contest please e-mail email@example.com and include your name and address. The winner will be selected Friday, August 8 at 1:00 pm.
Wendy Law-Yone was just fifteen when Burma’s military staged a coup and overthrew the civilian government in 1962. The daughter of Ed Law-Yone, the daredevil founder and chief editor of The Nation, Burma’s leading postwar English-language newspaper, she experienced firsthand the perils and promises of a newly independent Burma. This memoir tells the twin histories of Law-Yone’s kin and his country, a nation whose vicissitudes continue to intrigue the world.
Read the introduction to A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma: