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The Blue-Eyed Shan

(1982)
(The third book in the Far East Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
In 1939 a young anthropologist named Greenwood traveled from Harvard to the Shan States on the China-Burma border, to study their people and customs. There he settled in the idyllic village of Pawlu, in headhunter country high in the mountains, and within months haad learned their local dialect, been awarded a Shan tattoo as a member of the tribe, and taken a Shan wife. Only in 1942 does he learn of the war. When he travels down to Mandalay and Imphal to enlist, he is promptly commissioned, and sent back to Pawlu to lead his Shan tribe in guerrilla warfarde against the Japanese.

    

Used availability for Stephen Becker's The Blue-Eyed Shan

Hardback Editions

July 1982 : UK Hardback
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Title: Blue-eyed Shan
Author(s): Stephen Becker
ISBN: 0-00-222138-1 / 978-0-00-222138-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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January 1982 : USA Hardback
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Title: The blue-eyed Shan
Author(s): Stephen D Becker
ISBN: 0-394-50034-2 / 978-0-394-50034-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Paperback Editions

March 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: Blue-eyed Shan
Author(s): Stephen Becker
ISBN: 0-7221-1546-6 / 978-0-7221-1546-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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November 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Blue-Eyed Shan
Author(s): Stephen Becker
ISBN: 0-8125-8075-3 / 978-0-8125-8075-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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