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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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- Wild Hills Books (US)
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- Seven Years in Tibet
- Harrer, Heinrich
- Cloth-backed Boards
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- Used - Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus
- First Edition [stated]
- E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc.
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
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