Seven Years in Tibet (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 20, 2009 - Travel - 368 pages
35 Reviews
The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers.

In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet and encounter the Dalai Lama.


  

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User Review  - Rashmi Layal - Goodreads

This is an amazing book which is not only a true travel book but can be easily kept in category of adventure books. Now I know " the forbidden land" , " the roof of the world " and about its god king ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel Heath - Goodreads

This was a slow read for me, but I was intrigued from the very beginning. During the last few chapters, wherein the author describes the young Dalai Lama and their unconventional relationship, I could ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page Copyright Page Foreword
Introduction
Preface
Internment
Escape
Into Tibet
The Village of Happiness
On the Move
Life in LhasaI
An Attempted Coup dEtat
Commissions from the Government
Tibet Prepares for Trouble
Tutor to the Dalai Lama
Tibet Is Invaded
Chapter 17I Leave Tibet
1996

The Worst Trek of
The Forbidden City
Calm Waters
Asylum Granted
About the Author
THE TARCHER CORNERSTONE EDITIONS
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Heinrich Harrer was born in 1912, in Carinthia. Following his adventures in Tibet, he participated in many mountaineering expeditions and wrote numerous books. Harrer currently resides in Liechtenstein.

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