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Tao AUTHOR Aya GoEre she falls in with the charismatic and combative wandering painter Cao whose work is initially tolerated by the Chinese authorities and then banned suddenly flipping the couple over onto the wrong side of the law With the police on their tails the pair criss cross the vastnesses of middle China and push up into Tibet where Cao has been trained as a sky burial master By truck and by jalopy biplane and train dodging

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[EPUB] ✷ Tao By Aya Goda – Citybreakscheap.co.uk As protests swirl in the cities and all foreign faces arouse suspicions venturesome young Japanese student Aya Goda travels deep into the interior of China There she falls in with the charismatic and EPUB Tao By Aya Goda Citybreakscheapcouk As protests swirl in the cities and all foreign faces arouse suspicions venturesome young Japanese student Aya Goda travels deep into the interior of China There she falls in with the charismatic and As protests swirl in the cities and all foreign faces arouse suspicions venturesome young Japanese student Aya Goda travels deep into the interior of China Th

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Bandits and bureaucrats alike the pair take a high speed high risk journey through this fast changing country Like some East Asian Cassady and Kerouac Cao and Goda are wild kindred spirits in search of enlightenment and freedom and Goda's prose—clear and metallic as a Himalayan stream—permits the reader to share their every intrepid step and twist and to taste the tangily different flavors of contemporary China

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  • Leanne

    Tao AUTHOR Aya Goda eBook ☆ HardcoverDownload  Aya Goda Tao AUTHOR Aya GoThis was a magical read for me In the late 80s so many young people—like Aya were traveling on buses or hitching rides on trucks into the mountains in India and in China up to Ladakh or over the Karakoram highway toward Kashgar; from Kathmandu to Tibet across the Friendship Bridge young people from all over the world traveled with heavy backpacks and most probably didn't want to return home all that badly As I read about Aya's incredible journey I became incredibly nostalgic for those youthful days of exploring without money and being so open to people; so open to the world I assume young people still have backpacks and are still boarding buses into the mountains I hope so What a great memoir of a particular time though Aya left her peaceful hometown in Japan to open herself to adventure in China only to meet an extraordinary artist named Cao Yong Trying to leave the oppressive country immediately after the Tiananmen massacre the two lovers crisscross


  • Jodie

    Tao AUTHOR Aya Goda eBook ☆ HardcoverDownload  Aya Goda Tao AUTHOR Aya GoA biography of someone I new nothing of before reading this So enjoyed the discovery


  • Mira

    Tao AUTHOR Aya Goda eBook ☆ HardcoverDownload  Aya Goda Tao AUTHOR Aya GoIt is well written book about amazing people and their story


  • Carol

    Tao AUTHOR Aya Goda eBook ☆ HardcoverDownload  Aya Goda Tao AUTHOR Aya GoI have to admit that I wasn't really looking forward to reading this book One of my good friends is the translator of the book into English and she sent me a copy from Japan as a gift Although I waited for the perfect time to read it with purpose so I could give her feedback and Alison knows I would be totally honest and would not mince words it isn't my usual taste in reading We need that sometimes though When I belonged to a book club I read a lot


  • Tristy

    Tao AUTHOR Aya Goda eBook ☆ HardcoverDownload  Aya Goda Tao AUTHOR Aya GoThis is a fascinating read about life in China and Tibet and a dash of Nepal in the mid 1980's I was totally immersed and enjoyed every minute of this story Aya and Cao Young are a great pair and it'


  • Fred

    Tao AUTHOR Aya Goda eBook ☆ HardcoverDownload  Aya Goda Tao AUTHOR Aya GoIt took me a little while to get into this one but it was worth persevering A fascinating road travel story about an unsettled time in China Translated to English by Alison Watts Thanks AliI noted in Cao Yong's website it's titled Escape this is presumably the same book? Is that the American title?


  • Karen Skolfield

    Tao AUTHOR Aya Goda eBook ☆ HardcoverDownload  Aya Goda Tao AUTHOR Aya GoDefinitely a 5 star travel book Anna thank you SO MUCH for sending this to me