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After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: 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.
Dreams of the Blue Poppy
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An historical romance novel by Angela Locke set in Cumbria and the Himalayas. "The tale unfolds and flows smoothly from beginning to end, with captivating characters, that you remember days after finishing the novel."
Stories That Crafted The Earth
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Price: $6.82 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
International storyteller Adrian Beckingham, The Man From Story Mountain, has worked with indigenous peoples for over two decades. Enjoy here a rare collection of tales from the firesides, carried across thousands of years of oral tradition, about how our world was made. It tells the beginnings of the first rivers, mountains, forests, valleys, oceans, stars, sun, moon, animals,and people.
It Works for Women
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A fictional short story about strange elixir by Professor Stirr.
A Thousand Paper Cranes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Drama
One year after losing his girlfriend in the attack on the World Trade Center, as Jack is slowly putting his life back together, a postcard arrives. A postcard from a far off land, written in her handwriting, telling him she is waiting for him. Here the journey begins, as one man travels to Tibet, the Land of the Snow Lion, not entirely sure if he’s chasing a woman, a ghost or his own sanity.
Hydropower Development in the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra Basin: A Prime Prospect for China-India Cooperation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / energy
This review article provides an overview of hydropower development plans for the Brahmaputra watershed, specifically on the Yarlung Tsangpo/Siang River straddling the border region between India and China. The possibilities and mutual benefits of cooperation between India and China, and the exceptional magnitude of hydropower potential on this shared Himalayan river basin, are discussed.
When Dreams and Fear Collide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
This is the true firsthand account of the 1986 Sino-USA Upper Yangtze River Expedition, the only joint river rafting expedition approved by the highest authorities in China. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.
Younghusband: Journey Into Tibet Screenplay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,300. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Biographical
A screenplay for a feature film. In 1904 Francis Younghusband led a band of 10,000 into Tibet with unexpected consequences. Thousands of unarmed Tibetans were sent to defend their country, a mistaken volley resulted in thousands of deaths. The Tibetans fought valiantly, and nearly defeated the British regiment, resulting in the highest elevation of a battlefield in world history.
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
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 the land. It flows through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
A Search for Meaning. Connecting with Buddhist Teachers.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A Search for Meaning is a book about people just like us discovering the true meaning of Life through meeting a Buddhist teacher. Love, sexuality, relationships, spirituality, money, fame and power are topics that often interest us.These are modern, contemporary stories of love and relationships, happiness and devotion grounded in an ancient tradition. Heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking.