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The Blue-Eyed Shan

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

The battle between East and West explodes in a remote corner of Burma in this electrifying saga from master storyteller Stephen Becker

In the years before World War II, Harvard-trained anthropologist Greenwood journeyed to the Shan States in eastern Burma to study the people of Pawlu, an isolated mountain village. He fell in love with Loi-mae, a local woman, and fathered a daughter, but when war erupted across the globe, Greenwood left his family behind to fight for the Allied cause.

In 1949, he returns to Pawlu to help an old friend on the run from China's Red Army - a friend who claims to be in possession of the missing bones of the Peking Man. But Greenwood isn't welcomed back to Burma with open arms. Loi-mae has a new husband who doesn't take kindly to the return of her former lover, and the village is preoccupied by attacks from the wild Wa, a fearsome, headhunting tribe. When a band of refugee Chinese soldiers arrives, the stage is set for a dramatic showdown in which Greenwood risks everything to save the people he loves.

The Blue-Eyed Shan is the 3rd book in the Far East Trilogy, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.


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

Hardback Editions

July 1982 : UK Hardback

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

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

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

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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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Blue-Eyed Shan (The Far East Trilogy Book 3)
Author(s): Stephen Becker
Publisher: Open Road Media
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