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Seven years in Tibet

Author: Heinrich Harrer; Richard Graves, (Translator); Peter Fleming
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1954, ©1953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [First American edition]View all editions and formats
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An account of an Austrian mountain climber's escape from a British internment camp in India during World War II and his twenty-one-month journey through the Himalayas to safety in the Forbidden City of Lhasa in Tibet.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harrer, Heinrich, 1912-2006.
Seven years in Tibet.
New York, Dutton, 1954 [©1953]
(OCoLC)555890163
Named Person: Heinrich Harrer; Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Harrer; Richard Graves, (Translator); Peter Fleming
OCLC Number: 270329
Description: 314 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Preface --
Internment --
Escape --
Into Tibet --
The Village of happiness --
On the move --
The worst trek of all --
The Forbidden City --
Calm waters --
Asylum granted --
Life in Lhasa-I --
Life in Lhasa-II --
An Attempted coup d'état --
Commissions from the government --
Tibet prepares for trouble --
Tutor to the Dalai Lama --
Tibet is invaded --
I leave Tibet.
Other Titles: Sieben Jahre in Tibet.
Responsibility: Heinrich Harrer ; translated by Richard Graves.

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An account of an Austrian mountain climber's escape from a British internment camp in India during World War II and his twenty-one-month journey through the Himalayas to safety in the Forbidden City of Lhasa in Tibet.

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