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Leaving Mother Lake

Y Namu

Leaving Mother Lake

A Girlhood at the Edge of the World

by Y Namu

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Published by Rebound by Sagebrush .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9674870M
ISBN 101417657685
ISBN 109781417657681
OCLC/WorldCa149514050

Leaving Mother Lake is the extraordinary story of Yang Erche Namu - a girl growing up in the borderlands between Tibet and China, who left her remarkable childhood behind for the bright lights of Shanghai and singing stardom. Namu's home is in an area so primitive that during the Cultural Revolution the Red Guards arrived and left because there. 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. Reviews - Novem With the help of anthropologist Mathieu, singer Namu describes growing up on the Chinese-Tibetan border in Moso country, "the Country of.

Get this from a library! Leaving Mother Lake: a girlhood at the edge of the world. [Yang Erche Namu; Christine Mathieu] -- "In the remote Himalayas, on the shores of magnificent Lake Lugu, there is a place the Chinese call "the Country of Daughters." This is the . Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World, by Yang Erche Namu and Christine Mathieu. Back Bay Books (), pages. Back Bay Books (), pages. Anybody who has fantasized about what life would be like in a completely matriarchal society needs to read this memoir.

Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the End of the World by Yang Erche Namu, Christine Mathieu and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Posted by Mª José under Leaving Mother Lake The story is about matriarchal culture amongst the Moso people, in the Southwest of China. It is a complicated social structure which allows women to own property, control household politics, take lovers and have the custody of children without men.


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Some books just capture you with content. This is how it was when I opened the pages of Leaving Mother Lake. I read this book just before a trip to Lugu Lake, the Country of Women where Yang Erche Namu grew up.

It brought the culture alive for me;) It has been said that Yang Erche exoticized the lifestyle of /5. The spirited and intelligent Namu was keen to escape her limited life in a Moso village, and this is the story of "Leaving Mother Lake". The story of Namu's youth ranges from the description of her family and friends, sibling rivaltry, an isolated experience among the mountains with her uncle and basically a conflictive relationship with her Cited by: 7.

In her excellent childhood memoir and first book in English, Leaving Mother Lake, she expresses herself as a complicated and layered character; a spiritual storyteller with perfect pitch and such an intense yearning to leave her village that she is willing to sacrifice her relationship with her family to do so.

Namu has performed a neat trick. Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World - Kindle edition by Namu, Yang Erche, Mathieu, Christine. Download it once and Leaving Mother Lake book it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Leaving Mother Lake book features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World/5(74). LEAVING MOTHER LAKE A GIRLHOOD AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD by Yang Erche Namu & Christine Mathieu ‧ RELEASE DATE: Feb.

19, Throughout the book, Doyle remains open and candid, whether she’s admitting to rigging a high school homecoming court election or denouncing the doting perfectionism of “cream cheese parenting,” which is about Author: Yang Erche Namu. Yang Erche Namu- "Leaving Mother Lake" - Book Profile/Moso SubCulture Review Namu's memoir takes place in the remote areas of the Himalayas (Northern Yunnan); a place the Chinese call "the country of daughters." This is the home of the Moso, a society in which women rule.

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This memoir transports us to the remote reaches of the Himalayas, to a place the Chinese call the country of daughters, to the home of the Moso, a society in Free shipping over $/5(5).

Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World by Yang Erche Namu, but she was too weak. She fell back onto the mat and closed her eyes, leaving Dujema to examine me more closely by the warm light of the open fire.

"Yes, the baby is all right," Dujema said, covering me with a blanket and turning to silence my curious sisters /5(11). 2 clubs reading this now 1 member has read this book - The hardcover edition of LEAVING MOTHER LAKE debuted at #3 on the San Francisco Chronicle's bestseller list.- A revelation of a culture virtually unknown in the West, a contemporary society in which women enjoy true sexual and economic freedom.- A huge international success, with rights.

Editions for Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ) Cited by: 7. Build-in Book Search. Search results for: ''Leaving mother lake '' Leaving Mother Lake Yang Erche Namu.

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. Used - Very Good. Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far/5(K). Yang Erche Namu launched her writing career in with the best-selling Leaving the Kingdom of Daughters.

Between then andshe wrote another eight autobiographies. Her first book in English, Leaving Mother Lake, was co-written with anthropologist Christine mater: Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Leaving Mother Lake is primarily a book about love, loyalty, duty, and desire.

That Namu and Mathieu can convey these emotions across the vast cultural differences is a testament to their storytelling abilities; their use of exquisite imagery and rich description make the story all the more enjoyable/5(58).

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'Leaving Mother Lake' In the Country of Daughters, at the far western edge of China, music is a part of everyday life but traditional marriage. Free Ebooks Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood At and the book is worth reading for that reason alone.

Leaving Mother Lake is a lovingly crafted tribute to this enchanting but little-known culture, with all its legend and and Mathieu use wonderful details to paint a picture of the. Leaving Mother Lake A Girlhood at the Edge of the World (Book): Yang Erche Namu: 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. Leaving Mother Lake is the story of a brave and curious Moso girl, Namu, who feels confined by Moso village life and traditions.

Christine Mathieu, a Moso culture enthusiast and expert, helps Namu to tell her story. Though the book focuses on Namu's life, it also enlightens readers on Moso culture/5(51).E-BOOK EXCERPT.

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