!!> Reading ➶ Snake Lake ➮ Author Jeff Greenwald – Horsebackridingindiana.us

Snake Lake In A Circular Valley Beneath The Looming Peaks Of The Himalaya Lies Kathmandu, Nepal It S A City Of Shimmering Prayer Flags, Sacred Cows, Lavish Festivals, And Violent Political Turbulence And A World That Journalist Jeff Greenwald Has Come To Call Home Snake Lake Unfolds During 1990 S Dramatic People Power Uprising Against Nepal S Long Entrenched Monarchy The Story Follows Greenwald As He Wins The Friendship Of A High Lama Who Reveals The Pillars Of Tibetan Buddhism Embarks On A Passionate Romance With A Spunky But Curiously Unlucky News Photographer And Discovers What Democracy Means To Rural Nepali Citizens All While Covering The Revolution For A Major American Newspaper Meanwhile, Back In The U.S., Greenwald S Brilliant But Troubled Younger Brother Descends Into A Deepening Depression The Author Is Forced To Choose Between Witnessing Nepal S Long Overdue Revolution And Reconnecting With An Alienated Brother In Desperate Need Of Help Snake Lake Is Primarily A Memoir Though The Roles Of Several Characters Have Been Recast Focused On The Life Changing Events That Unfolded During One Calamitous Spring, The Book Weaves A Vivid Tapestry Of Buddhism, Revolution, And The Often Serpentine Paths To Personal Liberation.