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The Perfect Hostage

A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

by Justin Wintle

  • 223 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Hutchinson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9268974M
    ISBN 100091796814
    ISBN 109780091796815

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In Perfect Hostage, the most thorough biography of Suu Kyi to date, Justin Wintle tells both the story of the Burmese people and the story of an ordinary person who became a hero. "She's my hero."—Bono "In physical stature she is petite and elegant, but in moral stature she is a giant."—Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize RecipientCited by: 9.

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“Perfect Hostage” suffers in places from the awe this brave woman inspires in those who write about her. Wintle sometimes employs jarring turns of phrase he speaks of the Burmese people’s.

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Hutchinson and Random House. pages. £ She has been likened to Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, even Mahatma Gandhi, whose philosophy of nonviolence she has espoused. Soon, all involved are held hostage by the exigencies of fate and the only one capable of diffusing the standoff is the least stable of them all.

Hostage is a blistering stand-alone thriller with superb characters in crisis, multistranded plotting, and pitch-perfect Southern California sensibility. 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.3/5(3). The perfect hostage. [Justin Wintle] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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Burma is a country where, as one senior UN official puts it, just to turn your head can mean imprisonment or death. Aung San Suu Kyi is considered to be Burma's Free shipping over $Cited by: 9. Buy Perfect Hostage First Edition by Wintle, Justin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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