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Tibet : through the red box

Author: Peter Sís
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Opening an old lacquered red box, Peter Sís finds the diary his father kept when he was lost in Tibet during the mid 1950s. As he examines the faded handwriting and fine drawings, he becomes the accidental traveller trekking through Tibet. Bit by bit the mystery of his father's journey is revealed; in reliving it, Sís finds the man who had been taken from him many years before and the magical place that held him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sís
ISBN: 0439132576 9780439132572
OCLC Number: 43885770
Target Audience: Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Peter Sís.

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Opening an old lacquered red box, Peter Sís finds the diary his father kept when he was lost in Tibet during the mid 1950s. As he examines the faded handwriting and fine drawings, he becomes the accidental traveller trekking through Tibet. Bit by bit the mystery of his father's journey is revealed; in reliving it, Sís finds the man who had been taken from him many years before and the magical place that held him hostage.

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