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Across many mountains: three daughters of Tibet

Across many mountains: three daughters of Tibet

Brauen, Yangzom

Many important stories lie hidden until the right person arrives to tell them. Yangzom Brauen has rescued the story of her inspirational grandmother, writing a book full of love and endurance, and giving us a rare and vivid glimpse of life in rural Tibet before the arrival of the Chinese

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Harvill Secker, 2011
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Available at Central Library.

  • Central Library – One available in Biography 951.505/BRA

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    XB000000098101 Biography 951.505/BRA Adult Non-Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: by Yangzom Brauen ; translated by Katy Derbyshire
ISBN: 184655344X, 9781846553448
Language note: Translated into English.
Physical Description: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Brauen, Yangzom Family.; Political refugees Switzerland Biography.; Political refugees China Tibet Biography.; History.; Women, Tibetan Biography.; Buddhist nuns China Tibet Biography.

Author note

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.


"The experience of this family is enough for more than three lives."
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