Hope Cooke

The last Gyalmo of Sikkim – Hope Cooke

“The Fairytale Turned Nightmare?” reads the headline of the New York Times from May 1981 referencing to a lesser known American woman who married into a royal family. That woman was Hope Cooke. It was based on her autobiography. It spoke about how the American media was enamoured with an American marrying Crown Prince Palden Thondup [read more]