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2009-01-26 07:45:00

TAOS, N.M., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tara is a young woman of considerable passion, fire and beauty. As an unmarried woman in the Himalayan mountains between India and the Tibetan plateau, her prospects seemed fairly certain. Her future, just as the future of all the women of her village, would consist of an arranged marriage, children and a household to run. Tara's life is irrevocably changed the day the emissaries of the Sultan Ibrahim ride into her small mountain village. "Himalayan...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'