SKY BURIAL: An Eyewitness Account of China's Brutal Crackdown in Tibet The sky burial is the ancient Tibetan ceremony in which a corpse, hacked to pieces, is left on a mountainside to be eaten by vultures. It's also Kerr's metaphor for Tibet's plundering by China, which—as detailed in this adventure story with teeth—he saw firsthand when his lark of a Himalayan mountain-climbing spree turned unexpectedly bloody. In 1987, the author, a young physician, traveled with
Review: Sky Burial: An Eyewitness Account of China's Brutal Crackdown in Tibet Interesting read and still relevant
Review: Sky Burial: An Eyewitness Account of China's Brutal Crackdown in Tibet i was very interested as we will also visit Tibet on our China trip.
LibraryThing Review Book about two men, a doctor and a lawyer, that decide to go to Tibet and climb Everest as far as they can in tennis shoes and without extra gear. The trip was more for fun than anything serious, they
SKY BURIAL Upon completing medical studies in 1987, Kerr persuaded a Dartmouth undergraduate friend to accompany him to Tibet. The first third of this well-written book describes their travels in Tibet as