Seven Years in Tibet (Paperback)

By Heinrich Harrer, Richard Graves (Translator), Peter Fleming (Introduction by)
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The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers.
In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet and encounter the Dalai Lama.

About the Author


Blake Kerr was born in Ithaca, New York in 1958. He graduated from Dartmouth College and Suny Buffalo School of Medicine. In 1987 he traveled to Tibet where he witnessed the violent repression of Tibetan nationalist demonstrations by Chinese police. Since then he has journeyed

Richard Graves was born in Texas in the midst of the Great Depression and was educated in public schools there. He taught English in Tampa, Florida, for seven years before moving to Auburn University, Alabama, where he recently retired as Professor of English Education in the department of curriculum and teaching. The teaching of writing has been the focal point of his career. He was founder and director of the Sun Belt Writing Project, cofounder of the Gulf Coast Conference on the Teaching of Writing, and, more recently, cofounder--with Alice Brand and Charles Suhor--of the NCTE Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning.

Peter Fleming, MA HRM, has more than 30 years of experience as an international management consultant and principal of PFA International. He is a chartered marketer and chartered fellow of the Institute of Personnel Development. He has trained thousands of negotiators from all over the world.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781585427437
ISBN-10: 1585427438
Publisher: Tarcher
Publication Date: August 20th, 2009
Pages: 330
Language: English