Publisher: Southeast Asia Program Publications, Cornell University (13 Nov. 2008)
Product Dimensions: 17.3 x 1.8 x 25.1 cm
The story of eight years in the brief life of Journal Kyaw U Chit Maung who was a courageous Burmese journalist and editor. His political analyses helped guide the nation during a turbulent era marked by internal struggles to establish a democracy independent of Britain in the late 1930 and the Japanese Occupation of the 1940. The memoir is written by U Chit Maung's wife, Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay, a resilient woman whose deep admiration and love for her uncompromising husband are captured here
Ma Thanegi is a Burmese writer, best known for her numerous English works on various Burmese topics, including travel, history and cuisine. She is a contributing editor to the Myanmar Times and editor of Enchanting Myanmar, a travel magazine. She is also an English translator, having translated the works of Khin Hnin Yu and other Burmese writers into English.