5 edition of Arid Ways (Ceres Series) found in the catalog.
Arid Ways (Ceres Series)
Mirjam De Bruijn
June 2, 2003
by Purdue University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||547|
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Duanwad Pimwana (b. ) is consistently regarded as an important female voice in contemporary Thai literature. She won the S.E.A. Write Award, Southeast Asia’s most prestigious literary prize, in for her novel Changsamran, and is one of only six women to have won the Thai section of the to farmer parents, Pimwana attended a Brand: Feminist Press at CUNY, The.
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