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  1. says:

    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 PM of Myanmar and a figure of great interest in the West Suu Kyi is the daughter of the founder of BurmaMyanmar Aung San who united the country against British colonial rule fought with the Japanese i

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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

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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 the plot kept

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    This book has a number of serious

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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 arranged elections in Myanmar her country has been difficult and taken a toll on her life Aung San Suu Kyi was born after World War II as her father was negotiating liberation from Great Britain At age 3 her father Aung San was assassinated by rivals one year before the freedom he had been fighting for was reality Eventually Aung

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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 volume to bring the story up to the present I look forward to reading itIf you want to learn what made Aung San Suu Kyi the extraordinary truly charismatic and unbelievably brave woman that she is I recommend this book

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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 deta

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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 determination and resilience a

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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 ruled Burma for decades? In Peter Popham’s definitive biography of her “The Lady and The Pea

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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 k

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Peter Popham's major new and the eBook #9734 biography of Aung San Suu Kyi draws upon previously untapped testimony and fresh revelations to tell the story The Lady eBook #187 of a woman whose bravery and determination have captivated people around the globe Celebrated today as one of the world's greatest exponents of Lady and the Kindle #210 non violent political defiance since Mahatma Gandhi she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize only four years after her first e. 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 PM of Myanmar and a figure of great interest in the West Suu Kyi is the daughter of the founder of BurmaMyanmar Aung San who united the country against British colonial rule fought with the Japanese in WWII and eventually came out as President of the country only to be assassinated mere months into his term After this various military juntas ruled the country and this trend has continued right up to the easing of control in 2016 Suu Kyi s mother was a low level politician with duties in the Foreign Affairs sphere of

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As well as politically displaying dazzling courage in the process Under house arrest for of the previous 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 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 country.. There is no denying that Aung San Suu Kyi is a remarkable person and there is a fair amount of interesting detail But the author has at times rather obscured this with gushing as her delicate beauty and the incessant references to her fringe and yes one of the chapters of the book is called Super woman By all means in journalism one has to support one s case and to represent what you write with facts and to always have catchy headings But is Peter Popham writing a book or a very one sided long article for some sensational newspaper I find Popham can t seem to distinguish between the two So much is at stake here The definition of democracy how it

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Xperience of politicsIn April Suu Kyi returned 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. 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 volume to bring the story up to the present I look forward to reading itIf you want to learn what made Aung San Suu Kyi the extraordinary truly charismatic and unbelievably brave woman that she is I recommend this book