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.
"One of the grandest and most incredible adventure stories I have ever read." --The New York Times Book Review "First there is the incredibly adventurous twenty-onemonth trek across rugged mountain and desolate plain to the mysterious heartland of Tibet; then the fascinating picture, rich in amazing detail, of life in Lhasa. . . . Final chapters draw an intimate portrait of the youthful Dalai Lama." --The Atlantic Monthly
Series: Cornerstone Editions
For Ages: 18+ years old
For Grades: 12
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 20th August 2009
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.42 x 12.7 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.25