Books tagged: rangoon

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The Great Unravelling: A Vincent Calvino Crime trilogy (Vincent Calvino Crime Novels Book 16)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 327,130. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Great Unravelling Trilogy, as this Calvino trilogy may be called, is about the desperation and hope of individuals seeking freedom who find themselves perilously constrained in Southeast Asia, where human rights and liberty are negatively geared by big men in power. It is safe to say that never before in the history of private detective fiction has there been the weight of discourse and...
A Burmese Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Missing In Rangoon
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 100,210. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
As foreigners rush into Myanmar with briefcases stuffed with plans and cash for hotels, shopping malls and high rises, they discover the old ways die hard. Vincent Calvino’s case is to find a young British-Thai man gone missing in Myanmar, while his best friend and protector Colonel Pratt of the Royal Thai Police has an order to cut off the supply of cold pills from Myanmar used for...
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 51,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma examines the possible factors involved in the current relocation of the capital in order to enrich and enhance understanding about contemporary Burma/Myanmar in various aspects - including History, Geography, Political Science, Military Science, Economics, Sociology and Urban Architecture. Fully illustrated with maps and colour photographs.
Hurry on Sundown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the tale of many attempted entries into Burma to meet the people living life in political oppression. Unfortunately, the two visas that were granted came with limited timeframes. The first one barely allowed a whistle-stop tour of basic city centers, where we saw what they allowed us to see. Next up, a visit to the Three Parallel Rivers region of Yunnan Province, China, bordering North-Eas
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Oh Burma Vol 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as
The Paddy Field Tigers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
The Prequel to The Bridge On The River Kwai. John Montigue is a spy (SOE) for the British government. On Christmas Day, 1941 Japan bombs Rangoon and invades Burma. His orders: destroy anything of use to the enemy, then evacuate. Before he can escape he finds himself having to flee on foot thru 1,800 miles of jungle to India leading 25,000 people.
The Front of Beyond
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.