As Captivating As The Most Thrilling Novel, Burmese Looking Glass Tells The Story Of Tribal Peoples Who, Though Ravaged By Malaria And Weakened By Poverty, Are Unforgettably Brave Author Edith Mirante First Crossed Illegally From Thailand Into Burma In There She Discovered The Hidden Conflict That Has Despoiled The Country Since The Close Of World War II She Met Commandos And Refugees And Learned Firsthand The Machinations Of Golden Triangle Narcotics Trafficking Mirante Was The First Westerner To March With The Rebels From The Fabled Three Pagodas Pass To The Andaman Sea She Taught Karate To Women Soldiers, Was Ritually Tattooed By A Shan Spirit Doctor, Has Lobbied Successfully Against US Government Donation Of Agent Orange Chemicals To The Dictatorship, And Was Deported From Thailand In Descriptive not analystical.
Edith Mirante is an American artist and author of Burmese Looking Glass A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution published in 1993 and Down the Rat Hole Adventures Underground on Burma s Frontiers published in 2005 Her most recent book, Down the Rat Hole, is about a hidden world of guerrilla warfare and jade trading, the AIDS pandemic, rainforest destruction in Burma western border amon
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- Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution
- Edith T. Mirante
- 15 June 2017 Edith T. Mirante