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Reader recommendation: Among Insurgents

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By Ernest Herndon, Gloster, Miss. / September 14, 2011

Among Insurgents: Walking Through Burma, by Shelby Tucker, is not only an account of a rousing adventure, it’s also a close look at one of the world’s worst dictatorships. At age 53, Tucker set off on a daunting trek through mountains and jungles as he crossed this geographically beautiful yet politically tortured nation.

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