The Lady and the Panda: The True Adventures of the First American Explorer to Bring Back China's Most Exotic Animal
A New York Times BestsellerHere is the true story of Ruth Harkness, the Manhattan socialite who took on the quest that cost her husband his life and trekked to Tibet in 1936 to capture a bear that had for centuries lived in secret in a labyrinth of cold, lonely mountains.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jaylia3 - LibraryThing
I love reading about the exploits of interesting people traversing parts of the world I’ve never seen, and this exuberant biography of a Manhattan dress designer turned international explorer held me ... Read full review
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Lady and the Panda tells the story of Ruth Harkness and the pandas she captured in China in the mid 1930s. Harkness was the first person to bring a live panda to the US. Su-Lin was a young cub at the ... Read full review