Table of Contents: Tibet Foreword The Dalai Lama Between Earth and Sky Childhood Becoming Growing Up Adolescence Coming of Age Adulthood Ways of Living Celebration Tragedy Pilgrimage Old Age Death and Liberation Bibliography Index
Born in New Mexico and educated in Chicago and Rome, Thomas L. Kelly served as a Peace Corps volunteer and as a program director for Care. Fluent in Nepali, he has established an audiovisual business in Katmandu, Nepal, where he now lives. His books include The Hidden Himalayas and Kathmandu: City on the Edge of the World. Carroll Dunham has authored The Hidden Himalayas and is a documentary film maker. She is director of Sojourn Nepal, a school in Kathmandu, and lives in Nepal with her six Tibetan foster children. Ian Baker is a writer, photographer, and educator who directs college programs in Nepalese and Tibetan studies. He resides in Kathmandu.
"This stunningly beautiful volume will be of interest to Tibet scholars and armchair travelers alike....If the Chinese indeed finish destroying Tibetan culture, this book will stand as an important monument to what was lost." -Library Journal