The moon princess (2008) by Sao Sanda (ISBN: 9789749863374, River Books). Sao Sanda is the eldest daughter of Sao Shwe Thaike, the Shan Prince of Yawnghwe. This book contains the author’s recollections of her early life and the history of her country during the mid 20th century. Illustrated with fascinating black and white pictures.
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