Shadow Over Shangri-la

Shadow Over Shangri-la

A Woman's Quest for Freedom

Book - 1996
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This is the true story of a woman who rebelled against her upper-caste Hindu upbringing by joining Nepal's underground democratic movement. Her stubborn fight to bring freedom to her country resulted in brutal interrogation and eight months by the Nepalese government. mercilessly and left to die, Durga was sustained by a profound spiritual consciousness. She won the confidence and love of her fellow inmates, and became their source of strength. The petitions of people around the world earned Durga her freedom. She fled to the United States, where she completed her education and fell in love with Anthony Willett, a young Englishman she had met in Nepal.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, c1996.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781574880618
1574880616
Branch Call Number: B/POKHRELA
Characteristics: x, 354 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Willet, Anthony

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