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Freedom in exile : the autobiography of the Dalai Lama.

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st HarperCollins pbk. edView all editions and formats
Tibet's exiled spiritual and secular leader describes his childhood, the Chinese invasion of Tibet, and how exiled Tibetans have rebuilt their lives, and explains Tibetan Buddhism along with his philosophy of peace.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
ISBN: 9780060987015 0060987014 0060391162 9780060391164 0340518189 9780340518182 9781439508473 143950847X
OCLC Number: 416948809
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Maps --
Foreword --
Holder of the white lotus --
The lion throne --
Invasion: the storm breaks --
Refuge in the south --
In communist China --
Mr. Nehru regrets --
Escape into exile --
A desperate year --
100,000 refugees --
A wolf in monk's robes --
From east to west --
Of "magic and mystery" --
The news from Tibet --
Initiatives for peace --
Universal responsibility and the good heart.


The award of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize to the Dalai Lama focused the attention of the free world on the Chinese oppression of the Tibetans in their homeland. In his autobiography their leader, the  Read more...


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