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The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma by [Myint-U, Thant]
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'A colourful history of Burma's past ... dramatic and
informative.'
-- Entertainment Weekly, 1 December 2006

'A fine memoir, vivid in detail, and unapologetically emotive.' -- Irish Times

'Brilliant . . . a balanced, thoughtful and serious history.' -- The New Yorker, 11 December 2006

'Eloquently and mournfully recites the dismal history of the last
half century.' -- New York Times, 13 December 2006

'Fascinating . . . gives us both the savory details and the
cruelties of colonialism, as well as a feel for palace intrigue.'
-- Time Magazine, 11 January 2007

'Greatly engaging ... eloquent, often vivid.'
-- Independent

'It is hard to imagine a more thought-provoking or eloquently
written elucidation of Burma's afflictions and their causes.' -- Sunday Times

'Splendid ... writes with both the passion and insight of an
insider and the erudition of a scholarly observer.' -- History Book Club

'Thant Myint-U's passionate and personal journey into Burma's
half-forgotten, neglected past is a delight to read.' -- Straits Times, 23 December 2006

'[A] brisk, vivid history of Burma.'
-- The Wall Street Journal, 7 December 2006

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The River of Lost Footsteps is Thant Myint-U's engaging combination of contemporary travelogue, history and personal recollections that places Burma at the geopolitical heart of Asia.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1625 KB
  • Print Length: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (3 Feb. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004N3CBDO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 33 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #185,766 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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