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Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet

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Seven Years in Tibet

by Heinrich Harrer

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E. P. Dutton and Co., 1953. Book Club Edition . Hardcover. Very Good++/Very Good+. Very Attractive Red cloth spine on a Black board Classic Hardcover book in Very Good++ with a Very Good+ jacket. c1953.(Book Club Edition, 1954) Stated 1st Edition on copyright page. Small dot imprint on back cover. This is a great Book Club edition especially if you can't find a nice original 1st edition. Very bright & clean cover with very nice edges. The pages are tight & clean, unmarked, no names. The jacket is very attractive & very colorful. Small bottom corner tear otherwise very nice. 40 pages of photographs. Including Book Club slip in, write - up on the book. 314 pages. #20348-1123


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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Seven Years in Tibet
Heinrich Harrer
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