Sloan Wolcott, an American expat in Bangkok, a part-time art
dealer and smuggler and a full-time rogue, comes into possession of
a camera belonging to a Japanese newspaper reporter killed in a
suspicious car crash. Inside the camera, he finds several images of
the Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of her riding in an automobile with
a bullet hole in the rear window and one lone picture of a
mysterious, seductive young woman with a singular tattoo.
"Compelling story lines . . . that come together in a gripping
"Ambitious and sadly beautiful book."