George Fetherling

Biography

George Fetherling is the author or editor of more than fifty books of verse, fiction, biography, history, and travel, including Travels by Night: A Memoir of the Sixties and Running Away to Sea: Round the World on a Tramp Freighter. He lives in Vancouver where he writes a books-and-ideas column for the Vancouver Sun.

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Three Pagodas Pass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Most western critics of the junta that has ruled Burma since 1962—violently suppressing the democracy movement and crushing human rights while dominating the international opium trade—have hesitated to visit the country lest the cost of their trip help to prop up the regime. George Fetherling shared these concerns. But motivated by a desire to see the situation first hand, he resolved to go...

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