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Sky burial

Author: Xinran; Julia Lovell; Esther Tyldesley
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2004.
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Xinran recreates a Chinese woman's extraordinary search for her missing husband, Kejun, in Tibet. It follows her entry into a landscape that nothing had prepared her for and her separation from her  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Xinran, 1958-
Sky burial.
London : Chatto & Windus, 2004
(OCoLC)607404374
Named Person: Shu Wen; Wang Kejun
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xinran; Julia Lovell; Esther Tyldesley
ISBN: 0701176849 9780701176846 0701176229 9780701176228
OCLC Number: 56188938
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese.
Description: 164 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Xinran ; translated by Julia Lovell & Esther Tyldesley.

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"A powerful beautiful book in Chinese-occupied Tibet" Rupert Graves, Sunday Express

 
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Discovery of Tibetan culture and more

by mrjeske (WorldCat user published 2005-10-09) Excellent Permalink
This epic, told so quickly in just 200 pages, covers 30 years of love and loss, hope and redemption. Based on a true story, Sky Burial follows Shu Wen from China to Tibet in search of her husband. The real story is in her discovery of Tibetan culture and the Tibetans' understanding and appreciation for...
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