Leaving Mother Lake

A Girlhood at the Edge of the World

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780316029308

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ON SALE: September 3rd 2007

Genre: Nonfiction / Social Science / Women's Studies


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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.

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