The Resource The lady : Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel laureate and Burma's prisoner, Barbara Victor

The lady : Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel laureate and Burma's prisoner, Barbara Victor

Label
The lady : Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel laureate and Burma's prisoner
Title
The lady
Title remainder
Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel laureate and Burma's prisoner
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Victor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the first full account of one woman's heroic struggle against SLORC, the brutal military junta in power in Burma since 1988, and an expose of one of the most violent and corrupt regimes in the world today. Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has been leading a battle for democracy, freedom, and human rights in Burma. The daughter of General Aung San, the man who gained independence for Burma from the British and who was assassinated on the eve of Burmese independence, Aung San Suu Kyi alone made the world aware of the regime that functions by torture, terror, and murder."--BOOK JACKET. "Based on exclusive interviews with the military leaders of SLORC, the drug lords who control the export of opium and heroin, foreign business investors and apologists for the junta, jailed and tortured victims of SLORC, and Aung San Suu Kyi herself, the story of Burma today emerges: Orwellian, tragic, and with only one flicker of hope, known to all as "the Lady.""--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Victor, Barbara
Dewey number
  • 959.105/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1735.7.Z75
LC item number
A859 1998
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Women political activists
  • Women political prisoners
  • Political corruption
  • Political ethics
  • Burma
Target audience
adult
Label
The lady : Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel laureate and Burma's prisoner, Barbara Victor
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
226 p.
Isbn
9780571199440
Lccn
97047042
System control number
OCM37981166
Label
The lady : Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel laureate and Burma's prisoner, Barbara Victor
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
226 p.
Isbn
9780571199440
Lccn
97047042
System control number
OCM37981166

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