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Across many mountains : three daughters of Tibet

Author: Yangzom Brauen
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a Free Tibet demonstration in Moscow in 2001, a Swiss actress is captured on film being arrested. She catches people.s attention for her passion and her striking, Tibetan beauty. A German publisher suggests she tells the world her story. The result is this breathtaking book about Yangzom Brauen.s Tibetan heritage, and most particularly her extraordinary grandmother and mother, who fled Tibet in the early 1950s  Read more...
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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: 184655344X 9781846553448 9781846553455 1846553458
OCLC Number: 670473736
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 324 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Eisenvogel.
Responsibility: Yangzom Brauen ; translated from German by Katy Derbyshire.

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Kunsang thought she would never leave Tibet. One of Tibet's youngest nuns, she grew up in a remote mountain village where, as a teenager, she entered the local nunnery. Though simple, Kunsang's life  Read more...

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