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Seven Years in Tibet.

by HARRER, Heinrich

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New York. E.P. Dutton and Company. 1954.. /Dust Jacket Included. Hardcover. 21cm, book club edition, 314p., illustrations, black over red cloth, free fly clipped, a very good copy in very good jacket. (Tr) .


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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Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC) CA (CA)
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Seven Years in Tibet.
HARRER, Heinrich
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Used - /Dust Jacket Included
New York. E.P. Dutton and Company. 1954.

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