Seven Years in Tibet
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Seven Years in Tibet : The Deluxe Edition

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The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers. In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet and encounter the Dalai Lama.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 127.3 x 181.9 x 24.9mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Jeremy P Tarcher
  • Los Angeles, United States
  • English
  • 1585427438
  • 9781585427437
  • 61,626

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?One of the grandest and most incredible adventure stories I have ever read.? ?Santha Rama Rau, "The New York Times Book Review" ?First there is the incredibly adventurous twenty-onemonth trek across rugged mountain and desolate plain to the mysterious heartland of Tibet; then the fascinating picture, rich in amazing detail, of life in Lhasa. . . . Final chapters draw an intimate portrait of the youthful Dalai Lama.? ?"The Atlantic Monthly"show more

About Heinrich Harrer

Heinrich Harrer was born in 1912, in Carinthia. Following his adventures in Tibet, he participated in many mountaineering expeditions and wrote numerous books. Harrer currently resides in Liechtenstein.show more

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