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Incident at Badamya (1988)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0449217213, Mass Market Paperback)"Gilman keeps you turning the pages."
After Gen Ferris's missionary father commits suicide in 1950, it is up to her to get out of Burma alone. She has one hundred dollars in her knapsack, a slingshot, a magical Burmese puppet, and the New York City address of an aunt she doesn't know. But Gen is captured by Red Chinese forces and imprisoned with six other lost travelers. She vows to escape, not believing that her destiny lies in captivity, never dreaming of the forces that will finally come to her aid....
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In the wilds of 1950s Burma, the teenage orphan of an American missionary sets out to meet her destiny in a wild jungle teeming with armed insurgents. Captured by Red Chinese forces, she makes friends with a fellow prisoner, a mysterious Burmese puppet master who holds the secret to her mystical gifts.
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