Himalayan Dreams: The Story of Som Tamang - How a Child Slave Moved Mountains to Save a Generation in Nepal by Kirsty Nancarrow, Juliette Lachemeier

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A Hero's Legacy: Som Tamang's incredible journey is not just a tale of survival; it's a mission to protect girls in Nepal from trafficking and child marriage. His courage and benevolence shine through, inspiring us all to pursue our dreams and make a positive impact on the world.


Discover the life of Som Tamang, a true hero of the Himalayas, and be inspired by his incredible journey of triumph against all odds. Penned by award-winning former ABC journalist Kirsty Nancarrow, Som's life is a testament to the incredible strength of the human spirit and the enduring power of hope and a singular purpose - to protect girls in Nepal from trafficking and child marriage. Overcoming extreme poverty, child slavery, a tiger attack, a critical head injury and civil war, Som Tamang's tenacity led him to Australia. Through hard work and a touch of serendipity, he carved out a brighter future for generations to come. His story is a testament to the transformative impact one person can have on an entire community.


'No matter where you're from you have to have a dream...Som was a young man that wanted to go somewhere. Not to run away but he wanted his own adventure, his own life and ambitions....He did what he said he was going to do.' Jason Clarke, Australian Actor Everest

'The compelling story of Som Tamang's journey from poverty and child slavery to hope and optimism high in the Himalayan Mountains. It's a rich journey revealing life's infinite promises, and what's possible when we choose to overcome challenges. This book is also a testament to award-winning journalist, Kirsty Nancarrow, and the power of storytelling to change lives, including her own.' Anita Jacoby AM Media Executive, Board Director & Author

'You can feel his spirit immediately. He is someone who has gone through a very difficult life but out of tremendous compassion and benevolence for other people, especially for children that suffer similar fates as him, to avoid that he developed this huge courage and strength to change something in the world.' Julius Dreyer, Founder of Happiness.com

'Gripping and uplifting.' Dr Kerstin Pilz, Author