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Dragon Fighter : one woman's epic struggle for peace with China

Author: Rebiya Kadeer; Alexandra Cavelius; BsTan 'dzin rgya mtsho, Dalaï-lama XIV)
Publisher: [Carlsbad (Calif)] : Kales Press, cop. 2009.
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"The remarkable autobiographical journey from humble beginnings to a powerful world figure fighting for her Uyghur nation's self-determination against Chinese domination. Rebiya Kadeer is president of the World Uyghur Congress and the Uyghur American Association. She is devoted to the principles of nonviolence. Recognized as an unofficial head of state, she regularly meets with world leaders"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Rebiya Kadeer; Rebiya Kadeer; Rebiya Kadeer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebiya Kadeer; Alexandra Cavelius; BsTan 'dzin rgya mtsho, Dalaï-lama XIV)
ISBN: 9780979845611 0979845610
OCLC Number: 690550190
Notes: Trad. de : "Himmelsstürmerin."
Description: 1 v. (xix-426 p., [24] p. de pl.) : ill., carte. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Like rain that falls from the sky --
Leaving, grieving, believing --
Hunger of the soul --
Red revolution, blue dissolution --
Everything besides death is a pleasure --
A feather fell down from one angel --
Further into the yellow desert --
Because you are a woman --
Do you hear the rooster crowing --
The wealthiest woman in China --
Why don't you just shoot us --
It was a time when those in power dropped their masks --
In hell one day the fire will go out part one --
In hell one day the fire will go out part two --
A fable about a little ant.
Other Titles: Like rain that falls from the sky.
Leaving, grieving, believing.
Hunger of the soul.
Red revolution, blue dissolution.
Everything besides death is a pleasure.
A feather fell down from one angel.
Further into the yellow desert.
Because you are a woman.
Do you hear the rooster crowing.
Wealthiest woman in China.
Why don't you just shoot us.
It was a time when those in power dropped their masks.
In hell one day the fire will go out part one.
In hell one day the fire will go out part two.
A fable about a little ant.
Responsibility: Rebiya Kadeer ; with Alexandra Cavelius ; Introduction by His Holiness The Dalai Lama.

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Presents the story of Rebiya Kadeer's journey from humble beginnings to her position as a powerful figure fighting for the Uyghurs' self-determination against Chinese domination.  Read more...

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A defiant political tell-all...Kadeer writes perceptively about the many humiliations imposed by Beijing on the Uighurs...We are constantly reminded of the author s qualities: she is chaste, smart, Read more...

 
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