Miss Burma

Longlist, National Book Awards 2017 for Fiction

Miss Burma, by Craig Charmaine book cover
ISBN 9780802126450
Grove Press / Grove Atlantic
Charmaine Craig author photo, credit: Roy Zipstein
Charmaine Craig

Charmaine Craig is the author of the novels The Good Men and Miss Burma, Longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction and the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction. She teaches in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside and lives in Los Angeles. More about this author >

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Based of the lives of the author’s mother and grandparents, Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of one family struggling to find love, justice, and meaning during a time of war and political repression.