Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Publish date: July 19th 2005
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Pages no: 210
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Asian Literature
This slim volume tells the story of a Chinese woman, married only one hundred days whose husband is declared dead when he is posted to Tibet with the Chinese Liberation Army. No other details are forthcoming, and so Shu Wen sets off to Tibet, as a medic. joining the army there, so that she can find ...
A very short book (my copy is 200 pages, and they’re small pages) somewhere between fiction and nonfiction. It purportedly retells the true story of a Chinese woman who spent 30 years in Tibet searching for the truth about her husband, who disappeared while serving there as a doctor with the army. X...
For the first time in my life I threw a book into the trash. It would have been unethical to re-sell it, offensive to give it away and it's not yet cold enough to burn it. If books like this exist, then I can understand that some think Twilight is a good book. It's not only disgusting, chauvinist pr...
I found Good Women to be both compelling and moving so was looking forward to reading this. It is, however not in the same league. The story is while it carries you a long nicely, lacks the intimacy of the stories in Xinran's previous title - probably because it is much longer. It is also somewhat i...
This was a beautiful story.I picked up this book at the library because I was looking for an author whose name began with X to finish my A-Z author challenge, and this was a slim book.I found that I could not put it down. It was a beautifully written love story which was heartwrenching and joyous at...
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