Snake Lake

Snake Lake PDF Epub Snake Lake By Jeff Greenwald Chardonneret.eu 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.

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  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • Snake Lake
  • Jeff Greenwald
  • English
  • 14 April 2018
  • 1582436495

10 thoughts on “Snake Lake

  1. says:

    This is worth reading and I can t say I didn t enjoy it, but the writing is forced sometimes, and Greenwald seemed to waffle between writing a memoir and a novel I m no stickler for writing only the absolute 100% truth in a memoir, and he writes in the preface that he changed some details to protect identities, etc., and that s fine But the style should be one or the other, novel or memoir, not both, and this wasn t It made it hard to appreciate the realness of the memoir and even harder to This is worth reading and I can t say I didn t enjoy it, but the writing is forced sometimes, and Greenwald seemed to waffle between writing a memoir and a novel I m no stickler for writing only the absolute 100% truth in a memoir, and he writes in the pr...

  2. says:

    Greenwald has a real knack for describing places his Kathmandu came alive for me, lifting off the page in all its alternately rank and perfumed chaotic glory, and I marveled at his depictions of his neighborhood, Swayambhunath, and the tumult of the Nepalese capital s streets I wish I could say the same of his ...

  3. says:

    My normal complaints about memoirs placing yourself at the center of events, casting everything through the filter of your own life and experience were deeply aggravated by the fact that all of the crucial events of this story all the parts worth telling occurred outside of the presence of the author and to other people What presumption to think he should be the one to tell those stories Plus his poetic speech was labored and not very insightful And I could not shake the feeling that, f My normal complaints about memoirs placing yourself at the center of events, casting everything through the filter of your own life and experience were deeply aggravated by the fact that all of the crucial events of this story all the parts worth telling occurred outside of the presence of the author and to other peo...

  4. says:

    All hell broke loose for Jeff Greenwald in the spring of 1990, where he was reporting on the deteriorating political situation in Kathmandu and evaluating whether his future and love life was in Nepal or the Bay Area Into this morass comes some disturbing letters from his brother, with whom he had a rocky relationship Jeff leaves for the States in an attempt to help him, but it is too late This book ...

  5. says:

    Jeff is a photojournalist living in Katmandu in Nepal in 1990 The book is a memoir of a turbulent three months for the nation and for Jeff The early sparks of a democracy movement, his finding a guru and a girlfriend, and his brother back in the States reaching a crisis point all bring pressure on him He returns to the US but is too late to help his brother and the Nepal nation erupts into full revolt against the King and his army The book and author really pulled me in to these events The Jeff is a photojournalist living in Katmandu in Nepal in 1990 The book is a memoir of a turbulent three months for the nation and for Jeff The early sparks of a democracy movement, his finding a guru and a girlfriend, and his brother back in the States reaching a crisis point all bring pressur...

  6. says:

    This was a very personal book by the author a tribute to his brother who committed suicide, a romance and the turbulent political situation of Nepal in 1990 Not my favorite of his books, I really liked shopping for Buddhas which also takes place in Nepal , but still a well...

  7. says:

    I read this book primarily for its setting in preparation for a trip to Nepal I found it quite compelling, even though parts of it are a bit overwritten and parts are a bit glib Greenwald can be too much of a smart ass Even so, there are some poignant parts and some great observations.

  8. says:

    American journalist Jeff Greenwald recounts his experience in Nepal covering the revolution against the Monarch He describes Nepals attempt towards democracy at the same time he deals with his own personal issues following the tenants of Buddhism.

  9. says:

    I know a lotabout modern Nepali history than I did before I read it That s something.

  10. says:

    Lovely and inspiring Sometimes rather clunkily tries to incorporate elements of an adventure novel into the mainly autobiographical plot, which to me came off as slightly dishonest

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