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Across Many Mountains: three Daughters of Tibet

Across Many Mountains: three Daughters of Tibet

Author(s): Yangzom Brauen

Location(s): India, Switzerland, Tibet

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1950s onward



In 1950 the Chinese invaded Tibet. This book describes the journey from Tibet to India describes the journey and the story of three generations of Tibetan women: Kunsang, Sonam and Yangzom, Sonam’s daughter. They flee to the refugee camps in India and have to relocate when the Chinese again invade in 1962. Eventually Sonam meets a Swiss academic and they move to Switzerland, and wherever they are, they are still campaigning for Tibet to be freed from Chinese rule.

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We have a glimpse here of Tibet, before and after the Chinese occupation, that is unsentimental and down to earth. Yangzom Brauen has given us an informative and even surprising picture of a place...

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