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The Burma Spring

Aung San Suu Kyi and the New Struggle for the Soul of a Nation

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s “woman of destiny” and one ofthe most admired voices for freedom in the world today, comes alive through thisbrilliant rendering of Burma’s tumultuous history.

Award-winning journalist and former State Departmentspeechwriter Rena Pederson brings to light fresh details about the charismaticNobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi: the inspiration for Burma’s (nowMyanmar) first steps towards democracy. Suu Kyi’s party will be a majorcontender in the 2015 elections, a revolutionary breakthrough after years ofmilitary dictatorship. Using exclusive interviews with Suu Kyi since herrelease from fifteen years of house arrest, as well as recently discloseddiplomatic cables, Pederson uncovers new facets to Suu Kyi’s extraordinarystory.

The Burma Spring alsoreveals the extraordinary steps taken by First Lady Laura Bush to help Suu Kyi,as well as how former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton injected new momentuminto Burma’s democratic rebirth. Pederson provides a never-before-seen view ofthe harrowing hardships the people of Burma have endured and the fierypolitical atmosphere in which Suu Kyi has fought a life-and-death strugglefor liberty in this fascinating part of the world.


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