The award of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize to the Dalai has focused the attention of the free world on the Chinese oppression of the Tibetans in their homeland. Now, in his autobiography their leader, the 14th Dalai Lama in Tibet, describes the appalling sequence of events which led up to their suppression. In his own words he describes what it was like to grow up revered as a deity in the land of snows, how in 1959 he was forced into exile through a highly daring escape plan, how since then in the Indian Himalayan village of ...

Freedom in Exile: Autobiography 1990, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780340518182