Leaving Mother Lake

Leaving Mother Lake

A Girlhood at the Edge of the World

Book - 2003
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The haunting memoir of a girl growing up in the Moso country in the Himalayas--a unique matrilineal society. But even in this land of women, familial tension is eternal. Namu is a strong-willed daughter, and conflicts between her and her rebellious mother lead her to break the taboo that holds the Moso world together--she leaves her mother's house.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316124713
Branch Call Number: ML420.Y38 A3 2003
Characteristics: 293 p. : map ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Mathieu, Christine


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