Across Many Mountains: Three Daughters of Tibet

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Harvill Secker, 2011 - Buddhist nuns - 324 pages
At a Free Tibet demonstration in Moscow in 2001, a Swiss actress is captured on film being arrested. She catches people.s attention for her passion and her striking, Tibetan beauty. A German publisher suggests she tells the world her story. The result is this breathtaking book about Yangzom Brauen.s Tibetan heritage, and most particularly her extraordinary grandmother and mother, who fled Tibet in the early 1950s when the Chinese came to take their country away.

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About the author (2011)

Born in 1980 to a Swiss father and Tibetan mother, Yangzom Brauen is an actress and political activist. She lives in both Los Angeles and Berlin and has appeared in a number of German and American films. She is also very active in the Free Tibet movement, making regular radio broadcasts about Tibet and organising public demonstrations against the Chinese occupation of Tibet.

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