For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War

Ebook Details

Authors

Mac McClelland

Year 2010
Pages 388
Publisher Soft Skull Press
Language en
ISBN 9781593762650
File Size 8.97 MB
File Format PDF
Download Counter 122
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Ebook Description

In 2006, Mac McClelland arrived as a volunteer in Thailand and unexpectedly found herself living with associates of a U.S.-designated terrorist organization engaged in battling Burma's dictatorship. Her staggering story explores the world's longest-running war, seen from the point of view of her housemates, refugees who risk their lives documenting their government's secret ethnic-cleansing campaign. Intensely engaging and extensively researched, For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question is an intimate account of McClelland's time among Burmese rebels -- whose country, she discovers, shares surprising historical and contemporary entanglements with our own.