Author Yangzom Brauen, “Across Many Mountains”
5th & K | Cullen | May 16,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author Yangzom Brauen will sign and discuss Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom. A powerful, emotional memoir and an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao’s Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a treacherous journey across the snowy Himalayas toward freedom. Born in 1980 to a Swiss father and Tibetan mother, YANGZOM BRAUEN is an actress, model, 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 organizing public demonstrations against the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Visit her Web site at www.yangzombrauen.com. //  Book available for purchase at the Global Exchange store located onsite. Free and open to the public
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