Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Little Daughter: A Memoir of Survival in Burma and the West

Authors/Editors

Phan, Zoya
Lewis, Damien

Publisher(s)

Ontario, Canada: The Penguin Group

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2009, 334 pages

Description of Resource

This is the true story of an ethnic Karen girl named Zoya Phan. At 14 years old, Zoya's childhood was shattered as the Burmese army attacked and her family fled to Thailand where they spent years in a refugee camp. As a gifted student, Zoya eventually left the camp to attend college on a scholarship and in 2004 she fled to the UK and claimed asylum. Today, she works for the human rights organization Burma Campaign UK.

Languages

English

Availability

This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.