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Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom - Yangzom Brauen
Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
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Yangzom Brauen,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by St. Martin's Press on 09-27-2011
Yangzom Brauen,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by St. Martin's Press on 09-27-2011
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780312600136 (0312600135)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 295
Edition language: English
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Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
3.0 Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
This was almost a 4-star read for me, but not quite. Stylistically, the writing was a bit simple and at times very sterile. This wasn’t really a problem during the first half of the book, and in fact I didn’t even notice it until well into the second half. My knowledge of Buddhism and Tibet is so...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
5.0 Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
This moving personal family history covering three generations of Tibetan women conveys the tragedy of the Chinese occupation of Tibet with more power than news reports or statistics. The details are different, but in a way it is a universal story not just of Tibet, but of every culture that has be...
debnance
debnance rated it
3.0 Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
The back cover of this book says that the first printing of this book will be 100,000 copies. My response is, Really? One hundred thousand copies?Reading this book reminded me of the time I spent reading Three Cups of Tea. The writing, like that of Three Cups of Tea, is stilted and weak. I struggled...
Book Brats
Book Brats rated it
2.0 Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
Across Many Mountains is a memoir recounting the lives of three generations of women and their struggle for a free Tibet. The way that author Brauen narrated the story made me feel as if I was right there with her, experiencing her life and meeting these powerful women who have shaped her life and ...
Merle
Merle rated it
The multigenerational memoir is an interesting beast. It allows for a great sweep of history, and brings to light stories that would not otherwise have been told. It’s a startling reminder of how much the world has changed, and how fast. Of course, one can’t help but wonder how true it ever is--is a...
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