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

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

by Mac McClelland
     
 

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In 2006, Mac McClelland arrived as a volunteer in Thailand and found herself unexpectedly living with associates of a US-designated terrorist organization battling Burma's dictatorship. Her staggering story explores the world's longest-running war through her housemates, refugees who risk their lives documenting their government's secret ethnic-cleansing campaign.

Overview

In 2006, Mac McClelland arrived as a volunteer in Thailand and found herself unexpectedly living with associates of a US-designated terrorist organization battling Burma's dictatorship. Her staggering story explores the world's longest-running war through her housemates, refugees who risk their lives documenting their government's secret ethnic-cleansing campaign. Intensely engaging and extraordinarily 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 her own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593763787
Publisher:
Soft Skull Press, Inc.
Publication date:
02/10/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
589 KB

Meet the Author

An editor at Mother Jones, Mac McClelland has published in Orion, Hustler, GQ, National Post, The Nation, and the Anderson Cooper 360 blog. She was born in Ohio and lives in San Francisco.

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