"It was not my fault." Socialite Bibi Chen begins her story of how
her friends became lost in Burma with that disclaimer. Bibi, with
her multicolored braid and strong opinions, is speaking from beyond
the grave. She has been murdered, but that doesn't stop her from
voicing her take on her funeral, her friends' situations, and
everything else in the world.
The trip Bibi arranged to take with her friends to Burma will still
happen. When her circle wishes for Bibi to join them "in spirit,"
she can't resist the invitation. One great side effect of being