Shadow Over Shangri-la
A Woman's Quest for FreedomUnknown - 1996
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.
Branch Call Number: 954. 96 POK P
Characteristics: x, 354 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.