The Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

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9780091796815: The Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

A biography of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world’s most renowned freedom fighters and advocates of non-
violence, and the figurehead for Burma’s struggle for democracy. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, she has dedicated her life to the liberation of her country.


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Justin Wintle was educated at Stowe School and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he holds degrees in Modern History. The many books he has written include Romancing Vietnam: Inside the Boat Country, The VietNam Wars, Furious Interiors: Wales, R. S. Thomas and God and the Rough Guide histories of China, Islam and Spain. The most recent of several reference works he has compiled and edited is the two-volume New Makers of Modern Culture. He has been a regular contributor to the Financial Times, the Sunday Times and The Independent, and in 1998 he became the recipient of an Arts Council Writers' Award. He lives in London.

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