The Thai Wife by Meridith McKinnonThe Thai Wife by Meridith McKinnon

The Thai Wife

byMeridith McKinnon

Paperback | June 2, 2017

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Lek Jaipong’s family is surrounded by violence, much of it emanating from the background of human trafficking carried out across central Thailand. When she marries David, an Australian engineer from Warrnambool, her life changes forever. But she can never escape the memories. Haunted by her past, Lek eventually makes a choice about her future.

What seemingly starts as a love story of betrayal and sacrifice, soon leads to a deeper understanding of the suffering of Burma’s stateless and their fight against persecution.

At times brutal and murderous, this Thai wife is not the person she seems – and certainly not the person her husband thought he knew.

Meridith McKinnon lived in Kamphaengphet during 1979 as an exchange student, at the age of sixteen, for one year. She has continued to return to Thailand nearly every year for thirty years. She has a strong interest in language and cultural difference and enjoys a good grasp of Thai and although she has studied Korean language at Yons...
Title:The Thai WifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:258 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.58 inPublished:June 2, 2017Publisher:Mosher's Business Support Pty LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1925595757

ISBN - 13:9781925595758