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美国参议院外交委员会西藏访问报告(2011)SFRC: A Trip Report About Tibet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
本报告是美国参议院外交委员会成员在2010年9月7日到19日期间访问西藏的见闻,也是2008年西藏骚乱之后的第一次。本次访问的路线由参议院外交委员会职员设计,沿途了解各行各业藏人的生活,同时覆盖农村和城市。报告配有20多幅图片,并给出了对美国西藏政策的建议。
Along the Rim of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In twelve stories originally published in magazines and anthologies, characters find themselves skirting the often uncertain boundary between this world and others, by choice, by chance, or by coercion.
The Great Debacle: Book Three of the Ashoka Chronicles
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 143,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A Cosmic Event Is About To Happen ~ When Dimensions Collide... Time Is No More “What we are witnessing is the approach of a cosmic time bomb, and we have no idea where or when it may explode. I cannot say if the planet can survive such a cosmic event. Whatever happens, this comet could be the cosmic agent of a planetary metamorphosis inconceivable in scale.” Ben Willoughby, Physicist 2021 A.D.
The Dream of the Turquoise Bee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,000. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
In 1959, French photojournalist Girard Pelletier dies while reporting on the Chinese invasion of Tibet. Neither his body nor his notes on Chinese human rights abuses are recovered; his colleagues believe he was murdered. Seventeen years later his wife, Erzebet, receives an official invitation from the Chinese Government to join an educational exchange in the same region where Girard disappeared.
The Chomolungma Diaries: What a commercial Everest expedition is really like
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 16. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 47,430. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Are you tired of reading mountaineering disaster stories which focus on all that's negative about climbing Everest? This book aims to dispel the popular myths surrounding Everest by telling the true story of an ordinary climber on an ordinary commercial expedition to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain.
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Asia
The Yangtze River is known by many names. From its headwaters in the glaciers of Tibet, it drops nearly 16,000 feet (5000 metres) on its journey to the East China Sea. For millions of years it has cut its path through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains, taking water from thousands of rivers and lakes. Here are some fun facts about this magnificent river.
In the Footsteps of Mallory: A journey to the North Col of Everest
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark Horrell wanted to see Everest from its Tibetan base camp, one of the most famous mountain views in the world, but he also wanted to climb a little higher up the mountain and have a sense of what it might have been like for George Mallory, the first explorer to climb it. This is the story of his expedition to over 7000m on the North Col of Everest.
37 Practices of a Bodhisattva: The Way of an Awakening Being
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Description: A Tibetan Buddhist classic by Thogme Zangpo, 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva is given a lovingly expanded and updated translation and commentary by Brian Robertson. For beginners to longtime students the book is a practical manual and contains such famous lines such as: "All suffering comes from wanting only your own happiness. Perfect awakening is born from wanting to benefit others."
The Wrath of the Turquoise Goddess: Battling blizzards on Cho Oyu, the world's sixth highest mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 11. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the Autumn of 2010, Mark Horrell set off to Tibet with a dozen other hopeful mountaineers to climb 8201m Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, whose name translates as the Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan. It was an extraordinary season as the mountain was battered by blizzards for weeks and many climbers were caught in avalanches. This is his diary of the expedition.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.