Cover Book Actions
flowers in the boneyard - Marcel mendes

flowers in the boneyardMarcel mendes

Average wait: N/A

flowers in the bone yard is the amazing story of a young man traveling to the distant and unknown land of Burma in search of rubies.In the midst of his quest, our protagonist comes face to face with the cruel world of child abuse, and mak… more

flowers in the boneyard
Marcel mendes
marcel mendes , English
The Making of Modern Burma - Thant Myint-U

The Making of Modern BurmaThant Myint-U

Average wait: N/A

Burma has often been portrayed as a timeless place, a country of egalitarian Buddhist villages, ruled successively by autocratic kings, British colonialists and, most recently, a military dictatorship. The Making of Modern Burma argues inst… more

The Making of Modern Burma
Thant Myint-U
Cambridge University Press , English
The Loyal Karens of Burma (A... - Donald Mackenzie Smeaton

The Loyal Karens of Burma (A...Donald Mackenzie Smeaton

This digital book is annotated with a bibliography on select works associated with the history of Burma (added 2011).Published 1920.CONTENTSI. INTRODUCTIONII. THEIR ORIGIN, LANGUAGE, AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICSIII. SOME OF THEIR NATIONAL C… more

The Loyal Karens of Burma (Annotated)
Donald Mackenzie Smeaton
From the Tiger to the Crocod... - Human Rights Watch

From the Tiger to the Crocod...Human Rights Watch

Average wait: N/A

This report is based on 82 interviews with migrants from neighboring Burma, Cambodia, and Laos. It describes the widespread and severe human rights abuses faced by migrant workers in Thailand, including killings, torture in detention, extor… more

From the Tiger to the Crocodile: Abuse of Migrant Workers in Thailand
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch , English


“Look Out For The Headhunters!” details the struggles and victories of taking the Gospel into the forbidden terrain of an unreached people group. Restricted access nations have long challenged the imagination of missionaries, but access is … more

C. Brandt Smith Jr Ph D
Brandt Smith Publishing , English
The SOPA & PIPA Conspiracy: ... - Jeremy Miles

The SOPA & PIPA Conspiracy: ...Jeremy Miles

Average wait: N/A

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if the United States became a clone of China or Burma? That’s what almost happened with the SOPA and PIPA bills which attempted to pass into law.The SOPA & PIPA Conspiracy explains these horrible… more

The SOPA & PIPA Conspiracy: Taking CONTROL through Internet Censorship
Jeremy Miles
The Secrets of the Sacred Ca... - Alwyn Hill

The Secrets of the Sacred Ca...Alwyn Hill

The Secrets of the Sacred Cat of BurmaBy:Alwyn Hill

The Secrets of the Sacred Cat of Burma
Alwyn Hill
Trafford , English
Protection - Robert  Sheckley

ProtectionRobert Sheckley

There’ll be an airplane crash in Burma next week, but it shouldn’t affect me here in New York. And the feegs certainly can’t harm me.

Robert Sheckley
Life in Burma Military Priso... - Z Brang Seng

Life in Burma Military Priso...Z Brang Seng

Average wait: N/A

Burma, now known as Myanmar, is ruled by one of the longest standing military regimes of modern times. The government is very secretive, especially about their operation of arrests and their treatment of prisoners throughout the country.Lif… more

Life in Burma Military Prisons: A Prison Memoir of Nang Zing La
Z Brang Seng
Dorrance Publishing Co. Inc. , English
Everything Is Broken: A Tale... - Emma Larkin

Everything Is Broken: A Tale...Emma Larkin

A deeply reported account of life inside Burma in the months following the disastrous Cyclone Nargis and an analysis of the brutal totalitarian regime that clings to power in the devastated nation. On May 2, 2008, an enormous tropical cyc… more

Everything Is Broken: A Tale of Catastrophe in Burma
Emma Larkin
The Penguin Press , English
ANDERSON COOPER - Stephanie Watson


This is the engaging biography of a popular TV news anchor whose specialty is covering wars and natural disasters. After starting as a fact checker after graduating from Yale, Anderson Cooper moved overseas to Burma and Vietnam and began us… more

Stephanie Watson
ReadHowYouWant , English
Instinct for Freedom - Findi... - Alan Clements

Instinct for Freedom - Findi...Alan Clements

Average wait: N/A

Alan Clements was the first American to become a Buddhist monk in the country of Burma, where he lived for the good part of a decade. Since leaving the monastery, he has become a spiritual maverick, working for global human rights and teach… more

Instinct for Freedom - Finding Liberation Through Living
Alan Clements
World Dharma Publications , English
Farmsteading in Thailand - Ken Albertsen

Farmsteading in ThailandKen Albertsen

Average wait: N/A

Memoirs of a solo American comes to Thailand with no contacts, little money and no handle on the language. Deciding to settle in northernmost region, near Burma and Laos, the author articulates many of the quirky scenarios which unfolded. P… more

Farmsteading in Thailand
Ken Albertsen
Adventure Publications , English
Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone... - David I. Steinberg

Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone...David I. Steinberg

In the past two decades, Burma/Myanmar has become a front-page topic in newspapers across the world. This former British colony has one of the most secretive, corrupt, and repressive regimes on the planet, yet it houses a Nobel Peace Prize … more

Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know
David I. Steinberg
Oxford University Press, USA , English
The Marine from Mandalay - James Leasor

The Marine from MandalayJames Leasor

Average wait: N/A

This is the true story of a Royal Marine wounded by shrapnel in Mandalay in WW2 who undergoes a long solitary march to the Japanese through the whole of Burma and then finds his way back through India and back to Britain to report for duty … more

The Marine from Mandalay
James Leasor
James Leasor Limited , English
British Campaign Medals 1815... - Peter Duckers

British Campaign Medals 1815...Peter Duckers

At a time of imperial expansion, British forces were almost constantly in action against major powers, in wars of conquest, or in expeditions on the fringes of Empire, such as the North West Frontier, southern Africa or Burma. This book … more

British Campaign Medals 1815-1914 (Shire Library)
Peter Duckers
Shire , English
Burmese Days - George Orwell

Burmese DaysGeorge Orwell

1 rating

Orwell draws on his years of experience in India to tell this story of the waning days of British imperialism. A handful of Englishmen living in a settlement in Burma congregate in the European Club, drink whiskey, and argue over an impendi… more

Burmese Days
George Orwell
Mariner Books , English


Average wait: N/A

The major feature of this book is the compelling way it draws working people to the centre of a development process which is about them and for them. Reconstruction of the events of The 1924 Ruimveldt Workers’ Incident and The Burma Road R… more

Silvius E. Wilson
Xlibris , English
The Railway Man - Eric Lomax

The Railway ManEric Lomax

A naive young man, a railway enthusiast and radio buff, was caught up in the fall of the British Empire at Singapore in 1942. He was put to work on the ‘Railway of Death’ - the Japanese line from Thailand to Burma. Exhaustively and brutally… more

The Railway Man
Eric Lomax
CCV Digital , English
Death Tide: A Mitch Stone Novel - Dave Monroe

Death Tide: A Mitch Stone NovelDave Monroe

In the final days of World War II, a series of strange coincidences happen in the jungles of Thailand. First, all the prisoners of a Japanese POW camp escape at once. Then a train loaded with stolen gold from Burma is stopped near the pris… more

Death Tide: A Mitch Stone Novel
Dave Monroe
iUniverse , English