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Finding George Orwell in Burma 3 editions

Cover of: Finding George Orwell in Burma | Emma Larkin
About the Book

In one of the most intrepid travelogues in recent memory, Emma Larkin tells of the year she spent traveling through Burma, using as a compass the life and work of George Orwell, whom many of Burma's underground teahouse intellectuals call simply "the Prophet." In stirring prose, she provides a powerful reckoning with one of the world's least free countries. Finding George Orwell in Burma is a brave and revelatory reconnaissance of modern Burma, one of the world's grimmest and most shuttered police states, where the term "Orwellian" aptly describes the life endured by the country's people. BACKCOVER: "A truer picture of authoritarianism than anyone has written since, perhaps, Orwell himself."—Mother Jones "Mournful, meditative, appealingly idiosyncratic . . . an exercise in literary detection but also a political travelogue."—The New York Times ...

3 editions First published in 2005

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Cover of: Finding George Orwell in Burma
2009, Penguin USA, Inc.
Finding George Orwell in Burma
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: Finding George Orwell in Burma
March 6, 2006, Penguin (Non-Classics)
Finding George Orwell in Burma
in English
Cover of: Finding George Orwell in Burma
June 2, 2005, Penguin Press HC, The
Finding George Orwell in Burma
Hardcover in English

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