The Road to Wanting
- by Wendy Law-Yone -
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Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: March 17, 2011
Language: English
ISBN-10: 009953598X
ISBN-13: 978-0099535980
Synopsis Na Ga was always in search of a better life. But now she sits, alone, in a hotel room in Wanting, a godforsaken town on the Chinese-Burmese border.

Plucked from her wild life as a rural eel-catcher, Na Ga is first abandoned by her would-be rescuers in Rangoon. Later, as a teenager, she finds herself chasing the dream of a new life in Thailand - where further betrayals and violations await. Yet it seems that her fighting spirit will not be broken.

But for how long can Na Ga belong nowhere and with no one? In the dingy hotel in Wanting she is forced to confront her compulsion to keep running, and to ask herself why, until now, she's resisted the journey home.
Wendy Law-Yone
The daughter of notable Burmese newspaper publisher, editor and politician Edward Michael Law-Yone, Wendy Law-Yone is a Burmese American author of novels and short stories. In 1987, she was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Award for Creative Writing. Law-Yone cites as a...
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