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Escape to Freedom  -  The Dangerous Trek of Tibetan Youth
Escape to Freedom - The Dangerous Trek of Tibetan Youth

Escape to Freedom - The Dangerous Trek of Tibetan Youth

by Naomi C Rose

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Language

English

Publisher

Paljor Publications

ISBN

9788186230695 - Year: 2010 - Pages: 88

Binding

Paperback

Naomi C Rose
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Author: Naomi C Rose
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Birgit Van De Wijer
Publisher: Paljor Publications
Year: 2010
Language: English
Pages: 88
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788186230695

Description

The Snow was up to his and each step was difficult. Finally the guide stopped. “We must turn back,” he said. Almost everyone turned around and followed the guide. But not Dorjee. He wasn’t about to go back. He wanted to go forward. To freedom.

Since the Chinese Occupation of Tibet in the mid – 1950’s, hundreds of thousands of Tibetans have fled their beloved homeland in Search of freedom. Many are children and teens who risk imprisonment, injury, and death. What awaits them after their dangerous trek across the border? What will their life be like in exile?

Using stories, interviews and photos from Birgit van de Wijer’s Child Exodus from Tibet, Naomi C. Rose portrays the compelling truth about these brave youth.

A provocative and inspiring book!

Contents

Foreword
Author Preface
Introduction

Chapter One – Chinese Invasion
Chapter Two – Decision to Flee
Chapter Three – The Dangerous Trek
Chapter Four – Reaching Nepal
Chapter Five – A New Life in India
Chapter Six – Living in Exile
What you can do
Glossary
Sources
Books for Youth

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