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READ My Tibetan Childhood 107 ã In My Tibetan Chldhood Naktsang Nulo recalls his life in Tibet's Amdo region during the 1950s From the perspective of himself at age ten he describes his upbringing as a nomad on Tibet's eastern plateau He depicts pilgrimages to monasteries including a 1500 mile horseback expedition his family made to and from Lhasa A year or so In My Tibetan Chldhood Naktsang Nulo recalls his life in Tibet's Amdo region during the 1950s From the perspective of himself at age ten he describes his upbringing as a nomad on Tibet's eastern plateau He depicts pilgrimages to monasteries including a 1500 mile horseback expedition his family made to and from Lhasa A year or so later they attempted that same journey as they fled from advancing Chinese troops Naktsang's. view spoiler Bettie's Books hide spoiler

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Na's invasion of Tibet The author's matter of fact accounts cast the atrocities that he relays in stark relief Remarkably Naktsang lived to tell his tale His book was published in 2007 in China where it was a bestseller before the Chinese government banned it in 2010 It is the most reprinted modern Tibetan literary work This translation makes a fascinating if painful period of modern Tibetan history accessible in English. A really difficult book The book had a rather long introduction but then it starts with a horrifying anecdote The book starts in a or less happy tone and then as things progress the situation is terrible The author states in the introduction that people have good and bad experiences and for him to write and relive these events he has an amazing soul There are people who are endlessly kind but there are people who are endlessly cruel

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My Tibetan ChildhoodFather joined and was killed in the little known 1958 Amdo rebellion against the Chinese People’s Liberation Army the armed branch of the Chinese Communist Party During the next year the author and his brother were imprisoned in a camp where after the onset of famine very few children survivedThe real significance of this episodic narrative is the way it shows through the eyes of a child the suppressed histories of Chi. This book is one that is not to be put down It is not only about a child surviving life in a camp after famine sets in where few children survive but about a suppressed history of China's invasion of Tibet how it's forbidden to be talked about This book needs to be shared This needs to get out It needs to be told This is a part of Tibet's history and it should not be suppressed but acknowledged and talked about It ought to be kept alive for everyone to seewon on GoodReads First Reads