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    DescriptionAbout the author's travels from Tibet to New Delhi, with nomadic Muslims, Chinese officials, Buddhists and others.


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    Title
    From Heaven's Lake
    Subtitle
    Travels through Sinkiang and Tibet
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Vikram Seth
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780394752181
    ISBN 10: 039475218X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPCT
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23690
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TR
    Libri: I-TR
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 915.150458
    DC22: 915.1/50458
    LC classification: DS793.S62 S38 1987
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC region code: 2.5.1.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: WTL
    Edition statement
    Vintage Departu.
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House USA Inc
    Publication date
    01 November 1987
    Publication City/Country
    New York
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    After two years as a postgraduate student at Nanjing University in China, Vikram Seth hitch-hiked back to his home in New Delhi, via Tibet. From Heaven Lake is the story of his remarkable journey and his encounters with nomadic Muslims, Chinese officials, Buddhists and others.