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By Yangzom Brauen

[i]A strong, emotional memoir and a unprecedented portrait of 3 generations of Tibetan ladies whose lives are eternally replaced while Chairman Mao’s pink military crushes Tibetan independence, sending a tender mom and her six-year-old daughter on a treacherous trip around the snowy Himalayas towards freedom

[/i]Kunsang inspiration she could by no means depart Tibet. one of many country's youngest Buddhist nuns, she grew up in a distant mountain village the place, as undefined, she entered the neighborhood nunnery. notwithstanding easy, Kunsang's lifestyles gave her all she wanted: a oneness with nature and a feel of the religious in all issues. She married a monk, had young children, and lived in peace and prayer. yet no longer for lengthy. there has been a announcing in Tibet: "When the iron fowl flies and horses run on wheels, the Tibetan humans may be scattered like ants around the face of the earth." The chinese language invasion of Tibet in 1950 replaced every little thing. whilst infantrymen arrived at her mountain monastery, destroying every little thing of their direction, Kunsang and her kinfolk fled around the Himalayas in basic terms to spend years in Indian refugee camps. She misplaced both her husband and her youngest baby on that trip, yet the future held a unprecedented flip of occasions that may perpetually switch her life--the arrival within the refugee camps of a classy younger Swiss guy lengthy fascinated by Tibet. Martin Brauen will fall immediately in love with Kunsang's younger daughter, Sonam, finally successful her center and hand, and taking mother and daughter with him to Switzerland, the place Yangzom should be born.

Many tales lie hidden until eventually the correct individual arrives to inform them. In rescuing the tale of her now 90-year-old inspirational grandmother and her mom, Yangzom Brauen has given us a ebook filled with love, braveness, and triumph,as good as allowing us an extraordinary and brilliant glimpse of existence in rural Tibet prior to the arriving of the Chinese. Most importantly, though, ACROSS MANY MOUNTAINS is a testomony to 3 robust, decided girls who are linked by an unbreakable family members bond.  

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