Daughter of the Mountains Characters

Louise S. Rankin
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Momo

Momo is the book's main character. She is a small Tibetan girl from the "hill country". Her father is a mail carrier and is often absent from home. Momo grows up a headstrong little girl with her eyes set on getting a red-gold Lhasa Terrier like the one the Buddhist priests had at her local Kargayu Temple. She is also devoutly religious and has unshakeable faith in the goodness and deliverance of Buddha, the Holy One and a number of other deities, such as Tara. Momo believes strongly in the prophecy she receives when Pempa is named. Pempa is supposed to bring adventure and fortune and Momo believes this without a single doubt, despite countless people telling her to give up on trying to find Pempa. Momo is often scared and frequently cries, but she is bound and determined to find Pempa no matter what happens.

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