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Across many mountains : a Tibetan family's epic journey from oppression to freedom

Author: Yangzom Brauen
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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A memoir and portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao's Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a treacherous journey across the snowy Himalayas toward freedom.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Yangzom Brauen; Yangzom Brauen; Yangzom Brauen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yangzom Brauen
ISBN: 9781250012036 1250012031
OCLC Number: 778421477
Notes: Originally published in different format in Germany by Heyne Verlag under the title Eisenvogel.
Includes index.
Description: 306 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Eisenvogel.
Responsibility: Yangzom Brauen ; translated by Katy Derbyshire.

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A memoir and portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao's Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a treacherous journey across the snowy Himalayas toward freedom.

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