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The River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma by Thant Myint-U [in Bloomsbury Review]

River of Lost FootstepsInterweaving his own multigenerational family history, Thant thoughtfully presents the troubled story of his homeland from ancient times to its colonized modern legacy. Thant’s grandfather, U Thant, figures prominently in the title, once a small town schoolteacher who eventually serves as the Secretary-General of the United Nations in the 1960s.

Review: “In Celebration of Asian Pacific American Month: New & Notable Books,” The Bloomsbury Review, May/June 2007

Readers: Adult

Published: 2006


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