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Eccentric Explorers
By Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
Travels in the Tibetan World
By Michael Buckley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Travels in the Tibetan World was winner of a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Book (2003). Extreme travel author Michael Buckley sets off on a decade-long quest to explore the bizarre Tibetan world. Join him for a remarkable journey--encompassing sacred realms and skulduggery, chats with the Dalai Lama, and rough trips over snowbound passes.
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The antique Silk Road that connected the Chinese and Mediterranean Worlds for more than a millennium, facilitating the exchange of both goods and cultures, is widely known and celebrated. Less familiar is its more southerly equivalent, the ‘Ancient Tea-Horse Road’ that once linked the lush gardens of southwest China with the frigid wastelands of Tibet and the torrid plains of northern India.
The Cedars of Kanchenjunga
By Eric Jacquet-Lagreze
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Editions Tensing. Category: Fiction
Hélène is studying philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris, living with a difficult but brilliant young musician. Through working in an accessories boutique in the Latin Quarter at weekends however, her life takes an unexpected direction as her eyes are opened to another world. Her curiosity leads her to New York and then to India.