By Brian M. Schwartz

ISBN-10: 0517558157

ISBN-13: 9780517558157

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The village had come to witness, or perhaps to aid in, this battle between life and death. It went on for hours, perhaps all night, incantations, sprinkling of ash, but after a while I could tying of string, the hushed crowd watching barely breathe. I went outside and watched the stars shine over Burma. The next morning we left. We walked until we reached the Kok River and there we took a boat to Chiang Rai where we spent the night. I left the Australians there and took a bus to Bangkok, a train to Surat Thani on the narrow neck of land that leads to Malaya, and — a boat to filled Ko Samui.

There was a tea shop at the other end of the lake where few tourists ventured, and the next morning I went there. As I sat, something that looked like a tree walked toward me. It was a farmer, scrawny — India but strong like all and Nepal: 1977 the undernourished peasants of the world, carrying a load of branches twice as big ing, those puny he was lucky to find any thought I I as he. twigs, but firewood is at all within a day's walk of his then smiled. fear, home. I He had was a ghost. rode back to Kathmandu on the best bus in Asia.

Inside the drinking house, people A Hostage in Amin s were dancing. They waved to me and I Uganda joined rode the rhythms with sinuous ease, while mime 1 my in. The looked I up) — other dancers ungainly body tried to their graceful undulations. Suddenly, a shout froze. 5 straight into the barrel of a and the dancers machine gun. There were two of them: two guns, and two military policemen pointing them at me. The soldiers were tense, their muscles taut and ready for action. I moved toward them slowly, so they wouldn't panic and pull the trigger.

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