Search Results: "Sirin Phathanothai"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DRAGON'S PEARL by Sirin Phathanothai
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1994

"Less excusable is her sketchy description of her reconciliation with her father and brother, who both apparently bore her little ill will. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
An unusual and often absorbing memoir of China and its leaders by a woman who, in 1956 when she was eight, was sent there with her older brother to serve as a ``bridge'' between two ostensibly hostile nations—her adopted country and her native Thailand. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Still, even the juvenilia and ephemera of this writer constitute uniquely rewarding reading."