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Author De Soyza, Niromi.

Title Tamil tigress : my story as a child soldier in Sri Lanka's bloody civil war / Niromi de Soyza.

Imprint Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2011.


Description 308 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 24 cm.
Summary In 1987, 17-year old Niromi de Soyza shocked her middle-class Sri Lankan family by joining the Tamil Tigers. Equipped with a rifle and cyanide capsule she was one of the rebels' first female soldiers. Now married and living in suburban Sydney, this is her story of her time as a guerrilla.
Subject De Soyza, Niromi.
Tamilla Viutalaippulika (Association) -- Biograp.
Women guerrillas -- Sri Lanka -- Biography.
Guerrillas -- Sri Lanka -- Biography.
Ethnic conflict -- Sri Lanka.
Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka -- Ethnic identity.
ISBN 9781742375182 (pbk)
1742375189 (pbk)

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