Nine Lives

Author: William Dalrymple
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408801248
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A Buddhist monk takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet - then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best prayer flags in India. A Jain nun tests her powers of detachment as she watches her best friend ritually starve herself to death. Nine people, nine lives; each one taking a different religious path, each one an unforgettable story. William Dalrymple delves deep into the heart of a nation torn between the relentless onslaught of modernity and the ancient traditions that endure to this day. LONGLISTED FOR THE BBC SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE
Nine Lives
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: William Dalrymple
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-07 - Publisher: A&C Black

A Buddhist monk takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet - then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best prayer flags in India. A Jain nun tests her powers of detachment as she watches her best friend
Nine Lives
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: George M. Moser
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-02 - Publisher: iUniverse

Michael Merlino lives a charmed life with a successful career, beautiful wife, and beloved sonuntil his dear father passes away; then things turn strange. Michael cant seem to shake this weird feeling, but maybe he just misses his dad, his mentor. He ignores the feeling that something is wrong. One
Nine Lives
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Dr. Siegfried Kra
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-21 - Publisher: Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press

NINE LIVES is a sequel to Twilight in Danzig which tells of Siegfried Kra's childhood leading up to WWII, concluding with his family’s escape from the Gestapo. Nine Lives begins when Kra’s family emigrates to NY by boat. A riches to rags story, Kra picked up various ways to help
Nine Lives
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Dan Baum
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-10 - Publisher: Random House

The hidden history of the haunted and beloved city of New Orleans, told through the intersecting lives of nine remarkable characters. “Nine Lives is stunning work. Dan Baum has immersed himself in New Orleans, the most fascinating city in the United States, and illuminated it in a way that is
Nine Lives
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Shun Mie Shee
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03 - Publisher: iUniverse

Nine Lives is the true story of a simple woman plagued by her twenty-year addiction to drugs and alcohol. Rather than succumb to the miseries of an abusive home or to the addiction that began at only twelve years old, Gina continues to fight for the freedom of a normal