Books tagged: tibet

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Following Marco Polo's Silk Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book, Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road, is a personal account of a couple’s journey as they follow the footsteps of the legendary traveller, Marco Polo. As independent travellers, they explore the lands and the people along the mythical Silk Road. This is a graphic account about the lives of the people that they met along the way.
365 Haikus by J.R. MacLean
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Yup. There's actually 366 of these puppies on offer here. Haikus inspired by images of Tibet, one for every day of the year, plus a bonus. Check out. Download. Enjoy.
The Christian Discovery of Tibet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Over the centuries Christian missionaries made their way east from Jerusalem through China. This reached a high point with the Portuguese in the 15th century. Jesuit missionaries accompanied the explorers as far as Japan and founded over 800 missions. This book ends with the astounding story of Padre António de Andrade who went over the Himalayas to Tibet where he founded a mission in 1625.
The Christian Discovery of Tibet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Over the centuries Christian missionaries made their way east from Jerusalem through China. This reached a high point with the Portuguese in the 15th century. Jesuit missionaries accompanied the explorers as far as Japan and founded over 800 missions. This book ends with the astounding story of Padre António de Andrade who went over the Himalayas to Tibet where he founded a mission in 1625.
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Iron Monk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive. "[A]n intriguing story of a group of Chinese dissidents sent on a treacherous space mission to contact aliens in the outer Solar System..." D. Douglas Fratz, sfsite
Embryos in Space
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
New York Interviews: First Thoughts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
New York Interviews: First Thoughts is a wise and exciting collection of interviews from a variety of artists and writers, scholars and scientists – people such as Jane Goodall (chimp-human connection), Huston Smith (world religion), Allen Ginsberg (creativity and Buddhism), Salima Ikram (mummies), James Carse (Gnostic Gospels), E. L. Doctorow (history and fiction) and many others.
Travels in the Tibetan World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
The Last Turn of the Wheel: Book Two of the Ashoka Chronicles
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 127,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"The holocaust will begin in the year 2013 and reach the peak of its devastating fury in 2019. For the two years that follow, the fate of humankind will hang in the balance. In the year 2021, all will be decided. This world will either dissolve into the nothingness from whence it came, or our Grand Design will have succeeded in awakening the new dawn of consciousness on Earth." - Master Jyangtzu