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Alexandra David-Neel: explorer at the roof of the world

Author: Earle Rice
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the life of French explorer Alexandra David-Neel, focusing on her experiences after she left her husband and traveled to India where she became intrigued with the Buddhist religion, eventually becoming the first Western woman to enter Tibet's Forbidden City, Lhasa.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Alexandra David-Néel; Alexandra David-Néel
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Earle Rice
ISBN: 9780791077153 0791077152
OCLC Number: 53846364
Description: xvi, 120 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Explorer at the roof of the world
Responsibility: by Earle Rice, Jr.
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Examines the journeys and accomplishments of the Asian explorer and dedicated student of Tibetan Buddhism who became the first Western woman to visit the Tibetan capital, Lhasa.  Read more...

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