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The noodle maker of Kalimpong : the Dalai Lama's brother and his struggle for Tibet

Author: Rgya-lo-don-grub, Lha-sras; Anne F Thurston
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In December 2010 residents of Kalimpong, a town on the Indian border with Tibet, turned out en masse to welcome the Dalai Lama. It was only then they realized for the first time that the neighbor they knew as the noodle maker of Kalimpong was also the Dalai Lama's older brother. The Tibetan spiritual leader had come to visit the Gaden Tharpa Choeling monastery and join his brother for lunch in the family compound.  Read more...
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Rgya-lo-don-grub, Lha-sras, 1928-
Noodle maker of Kalimpong.
(DLC) 2014046680
Named Person: Rgya-lo-don-grub, Lha-sras; Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Rgya-lo-don-grub, Lha-sras
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rgya-lo-don-grub, Lha-sras; Anne F Thurston
ISBN: 1610392906 9781610392907
OCLC Number: 908632795
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Dalai Lama's brother and his struggle for Tibet
Responsibility: Gyalo Thondup, elder brother of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, and Anne F. Thurston, coauthor of The Private Life of Chairman Mao.

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The Dalai Lama's older brother-and his political representative to Chiang Kai-Shek, the CIA, and the government of the People's Republic of China-tells the story of their lives, and of the long  Read more...

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"...A fascinating and important book...[the book provides] extraordinary insight into Tibet's struggle against China to regain its independence...A crisp and magnetic story."--The Wall Street Journal Read more...

 
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