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’s first novel, The Good Men, was a national bestseller translated into six languages. Craig is a faculty member in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside and the descendant of significant figures in Burma’s modern history. 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.