The Resource Across many mountains : a Tibetan family's epic journey from oppression to freedom, (electronic resource)

Across many mountains : a Tibetan family's epic journey from oppression to freedom, (electronic resource)

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Across many mountains : a Tibetan family's epic journey from oppression to freedom
Title
Across many mountains
Title remainder
a Tibetan family's epic journey from oppression to freedom
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eng
Summary
A powerful, emotional memoir and an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao's Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a treacherous journey across the snowy Himalayas toward freedom. Kunsang thought she would never leave Tibet. One of the country's youngest Buddhist nuns, she grew up in a remote mountain village where, as a teenager, she entered the local nunnery. Though simple, Kunsang's life gave her all she needed: a oneness with nature and a sense of the spiritual in all things. She married a monk, had two children, and lived in peace and prayer. But not for long. There was a saying in Tibet: "When the iron bird flies and horses run on wheels, the Tibetan people will be scattered like ants across the face of the earth." The Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1950 changed everything. When soldiers arrived at her mountain monastery, destroying everything in their path, Kunsang and her family fled across the Himalayas only to spend years in Indian refugee camps. She lost both her husband and her youngest child on that journey, but the future held an extraordinary turn of events that would forever change her life--the arrival in the refugee camps of a cultured young Swiss man long fascinated with Tibet. Martin Brauen will fall instantly in love with Kunsang's young daughter, Sonam, eventually winning her heart and hand, and taking mother and daughter with him to Switzerland, where Yangzom will be born. Many stories lie hidden until the right person arrives to tell them. In rescuing the story of her now 90-year-old inspirational grandmother and her mother, Yangzom Brauen has given us a book full of love, courage, and triumph,as well as allowing us a rare and vivid glimpse of life in rural Tibet before the arrival of the Chinese. Most importantly, though, ACROSS MANY MOUNTAINS is a testament to three strong, determined women who are linked by an unbreakable family bond
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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1980-
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Brauen, Yangzom
Dewey number
  • 305.895/410494092
  • B
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other
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Read by Yangzom Brauen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brauen, Yangzom
  • hoopla digital
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  • Brauen, Yangzom
  • Brauen, Yangzom
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Refugees, Tibetan
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Grandmothers
  • Immigrants
  • Switzerland
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
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adult
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not applicable
Label
Across many mountains : a Tibetan family's epic journey from oppression to freedom, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11801666
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11801666
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9:hr., 0: min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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digital.
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MWT11801666
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11801666
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Across many mountains : a Tibetan family's epic journey from oppression to freedom, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11801666
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11801666
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9:hr., 0: min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11801666
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11801666
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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