Namgyal Lhamo Taklha recounts her remarkable life in Born in Lhasa. She describes her childhood in a Tibet that no longer exists and chronicles her life and work on four continents. It is an engaging history of the Tibetan diaspora—dramatic and filled with anecdotes. Taklha’s autobiography differs from those of other prominent Tibetans because she discusses the unexpected challenges of living in America and Europe.
Paperback | $19.95
Published by Snow Lion May 23, 2001| 248 Pages| 6 x 9| ISBN 9781559391023
“Mrs. Taklha’s incredible life story is very gripping and emotional. Her writing style swept me into the story—I enjoyed this book from cover to cover.”—Rinchen Dharlo, President of the Tibet Fund and the Conservancy for Tibetan Arts and Culture
“Born in Lhasa gives voice to an enduring human spirit. In fascinating detail, one woman’s story documents a nation’s history.”—Whitney Stewart, author of The 14th Dalai Lama