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My journey to Lhasa : the classic story of the only western woman who succeeded in entering the forbidden city

Author: Alexandra David-Néel
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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"In 1923 a stout fifty-five-year-old Frenchwoman named Madame Alexandra David-Neel, a former opera singer and a dedicated student of the East, disguised herself as a male pilgrim and ascended to the ancient Tibetan city of Lhasa. Her classic account of her adventure was first published in 1927"--Jacket.
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Named Person: Alexandra David-Néel; Alexandra David-Néel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra David-Néel
ISBN: 0060596554 9780060596552
OCLC Number: 57069357
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper and Brothers, 1927.
Credits: With a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and an introduction by Diana N. Rowan.
Description: xxxix, 317 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Voyage d'une Parisienne à Lhassa.
Classic story of the only western woman who succeeded in entering the forbidden city
Responsibility: Alexandra David-Neel ; with a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama ; and an introduction by Diana N. Rowan.

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In order to penetrate Tibet and reach Lhasa, Madame Alexandra David-Neel used her fluency of Tibetan dialects and culture, and inked skin and tackled some of the roughest terrain and climate in the  Read more...

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"David-Neel was indisputably a fearless traveler, a rogue's rogue. Her account has the power to awe even today." -- Outside magazine

 
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