Book depicting poverty alleviation in China's Tibetan region published
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
BEIJING, June 13 (Xinhua) -- A new novel, depicting the battle against poverty in China's Tibetan areas, has recently been published in Beijing after the writer devoted 15 years to poverty alleviation on the plateau.
Titled "Snow Lotus," which is a rare herb grown at a high altitude and highly prized for its use in medicine, the novel tells the story of the protagonist taking part in poverty relief by running schools in Tibet.
The novel was inspired by the real-life experience of the writer Jian ...