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Aama in America: A Pilgrimage of the Heart

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Vishnu Maya, called Aama (Mother) by everyone in her tiny Nepalese village, befriended the author when he was a Peace Corps worker in 1974. In 1988, on a trip prescribed by village priests as a way for the 84-year-old woman to earn merit by making a difficult trip late in life, Aama came to visit him. This chronicle of what became a 25-state, coast-to-coast adventure offers a profound exploration of beliefs, values, and a rediscovery of the spiritual that lies beneath the surface of America. 20 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385474184
Author:
Coburn, Broughton
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Nepalese -- Travel -- United States.
Subject:
Nepalese
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
104-386
Publication Date:
19960331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.02x5.23x.74 in. .56 lbs.

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