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Seven Years in Tibet.

by Harrer, Heinrich

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  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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About This Item

New York: Dutton.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1954. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First American edition. INSCRIBED by actor Brad Pitt who starred in the film adaptation in the role of the young German adventurer Heinrich Harrer. Fine in close to fine dust jacket. Doubtless few copies were signed by the actor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages .

Synopsis

Seven Years in Tibet is an autobiography written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer based on his real life experiences in Tibet between 1944 and 1951. The story takes place during the Second World War and the interim period before the Communist Chinese People's Liberation Army moved into Tibet in 1950. It narrates the true story of an Austrian prisoner of war who successfully escaped his British captors in India in 1944 on the third attempt. His escape route led him across Tibet. In 1943, Heinrich Harrer, escaped captivity and made his way through the Himalayan passes to the Forbidden City of Lhasa in Tibet and finally lived for years in Lhasa becoming a tutor to the Dalai Lama.  Seven Years in Tibet  was first published in Germany before being acquired by Dutton.

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book dealer
Waverley Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3114379
Title
Seven Years in Tibet.
Author
Harrer, Heinrich
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dutton.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1954

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