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Author: James Hilton
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1990.
Series: The World's best reading
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people is hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Utopian fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hilton
ISBN: 0895773619 9780895773616
OCLC Number: 23047473
Notes: "First published in 1933"--Title page verso.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: The World's best reading
Responsibility: James Hilton ; illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker ; afterword by Warren Eyster.

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Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people is hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader.

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