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Dinner & A Book - The Lizard Cage

Episode #1403 - The Lizard Cage

The Lizard Cage takes us to a vast prison known as "the cage" in Rangoon, Burma where the Burmese singer and protester, Teza, the Songbird, languishes in solitary confinement, a third of the way into a 20 year-sentence.

He spends his days staring at spiders, talking to ants, enduring beatings and catching lizards to supplement his meager diet of pea gruel and rice.  Beyond the prison walls, Burma is in a state of turmoil and ruled with increasing brutality by the military dictatorship.

Join me and my guest, Janet Umble Reedy has we discuss Karen Connelly's The Lizard Cage while preparing Mohinga, the national dish of Burma.

Original Airdate: January 17, 2015
The Guest
Janet Reedy
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The Menu

Lentil Patties
Shrimp Patties
Hard boiled eggs
Hot tea


The Book

The Lizard Cage By Karen Connelly Find this book on Amazon.


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