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Essential Tibetan Buddhism

TBT15
Robert Thurman
HarperCollins
1996
317
0062510517
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
The foremost Western scholar of Tibetan Buddhism, Thurman has chosen well from that tradition's sacred literature and helpfully includes suggested further reading, explanatory notes and a directory of sacred sites.
$14.99

To a Mountain in Tibet

TBT134
Colin Thubron
HarperCollins
2012
256
0061768278
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The intrepid, soulful Colin Thubron journeys from Nepal to Kailash, the revered mountain, "source of the universe, created from cosmic waters and the mind of Brahma," in his most revealing book yet. A New York Times Notable Book.
$15.99

Lonely Planet Tibetan Phrasebook

TBT52
Sandup Tsering
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
174321183X
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A brief guide with place names, pronunciation and common phrases.
$8.99

Lonely Planet Tibet

TBT50
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
352
174220046X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Tibet with maps, features on Tibetan and Mandarin language and notes on Buddhism, Tibetan culture and its rich history.
$29.99

Tibet Map

TBT17
Gizi Map
2012
2
9632041399
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed traveler's map of Tibet and surrounding regions at a scale of 1:2,000,000. It shows roads, cities and towns, distances, railways and tourist information. Includes an inset of Lhasa in scale 1:13,000.
$14.95

Tibet, Township Map & Place Name Index

TBT166
Tsering Wangyal Shawa
Princeton Architectural Press
2014
1
0692292926
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Portraying China's vast Tibetan Autonomous Region, including Qinghai, Sichuan, Yunnan and Gansu, this specially produced map indexes township place names in English, Tibetan and Chinese. Scaled to 1:1,900,000.
$24.95

Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment

REF02
Stephen Bezruchka
Mountaineers
2005
128
0898866855
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Bezruchka, a mountaineer and M.D., includes case studies, frequently asked questions and simple methods of diagnosis and treatment in this indispensable pocket guide.
$8.95

Trekking Tibet

TBT10
Gary McCue, George Schaller (Introduction)
Mountaineers
2010
416
1594852669
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An indispensable guide, featuring pre-trip planning, discussions of the most scenic routes and an overview of Tibetan culture and history.
$29.95

A Historical Atlas of Tibet

TBT169
Karl E. Ryavec
University of Chicago Press
2015
216
0226732444
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
At long last, an atlas devoted to the history and culture of Tibet. Ryavec’s stunning collection of maps spans the centuries and the culture of the highest place on Earth -- a "must" for Tibet enthusiasts.
$45.00

Buddhism, A Very Short Introduction

ASA53
Damien Keown
Oxford University Press
2013
158
0199663831
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
One of a series of very brief, authoritative introductions by Oxford University Press with chapters on the Buddha, Karma, the Mahayana, Buddhism in Asia, Buddhist practices and ethics.
$11.95

In Exile from the Land of Snows, The Dalai Lama and Tibet Since the Chinese Occupation

TBT04
John Avedon
Vintage Books
2015
391
0804173370
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Avedon's masterful, passionate cri de coeur, still the best book on the subject, shows the lives of the Tibetan people at home and in exile since the Chinese takeover in 1950 through the eyes of its leaders, monks and regular people. Originally published in 1984 and now re-released with a new foreword and updated chronology.
$18.95

Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

TBT40
John Powers
National Book Network
2007
591
1559392827
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive study of the history and philosophy behind Tibetan Buddhism, suitable for the general reader.
$32.95

The Dragon in the Land of Snows

TBT32
Tsering Shakya
Penguin Putnam
2000
606
0140196153
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive account of the history and political development of Tibet since 1947, which includes eye-opening details of the American, British and Indian players involved in Tibet's struggle for sovereignty.
$20.00

The Open Road

TBT118
Pico Iyer
Alfred Knopf
2009
288
0307387550
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Iyer was a graduate student in Britain when he first met the Dalai Lama. Here he draws on his long association with the man and his ideas, painting a remarkable portrait of the Tibetan people and the aspirations of their leader.
$15.95

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

TBT137
Patrick Gaffney (Editor), Andrew Harvey (Editor), Sogyal Rinpoche
HarperCollins
1994
441
0062508342
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
This classic, modern interpretation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead is both a lucid introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and a guide to meditation and spiritual growth in an ancient esoteric tradition.
$19.99

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

TBT88
Graham Coleman, Gyurme Dorje
Penguin
2007
496
0143104942
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
The first complete English translation of an indispensable work on Tibetan religious beliefs.
$24.00

Tibet, An Enduring Civilization

TBT69
Francoise Pommaret
Harry N. Abrams
2003
160
0810991128
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia, packed with hundreds of full-color illustrations and photos, highlights the culture and history of Tibet. Pommaret, who has written widely on the Himalayas, devotes a section to Tibet today, titled Invasion and Colonization.
$12.95

Tibet, An Unfinished Story

TBT163
Lezlee Brown Halper
Oxford University Press
2014
320
0199368368
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of Tibet’s struggle for independence, featuring superpowers China, Russia and the United States and infamous political figures Stalin, Mao Zedong and Indian Prime Minister Nehru.
$29.95

Trespassers on the Roof of the World

TBT08
Peter Hopkirk
Kodansha America
1995
288
1568360509
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Hopkirk's spellbinding history of the uninvited exploration of Tibet from the 19th century to the present, including a fantastic array of Victorian adventurers. His wild tale has as its centerpiece the 1949-1951 invasion by China.
$16.00

Discovering Tibet, The Tucci Expeditions and Tibetan Paintings

TBT174
Deborah Klimburg-Salter
Random House
2015
292
8857222519
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A formidable introduction to the vibrant paintings of Tibet through the explorations of Giuseppe Tucci, the founder of modern Tibetanology. Original photographs, plus full-color reproductions enable readers to study Tibetan compositional styles, iconography and learn to read the artworks.
$55.00

The Snow Leopard

NPL03
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin
2008
368
0143105515
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
The most perceptive, acutely observed and personal of all his books, Matthiessen's account of a five-week journey through Nepal with naturalist George Schaller combines their quest for the elusive cat with a moving introduction to Buddhism and the people and culture of the Himalayas.
$17.00

Coming Home to Tibet, A Memoir of Love, Loss and Belonging

TBT177
Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
Random House
2016
320
1611803292
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this memoir of love and family, Tibetan poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa embarks on a pilgrimage of self-discovery that takes her to a nomadic village in East Tibet.
$19.95

Freedom in Exile, The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

TBT25
Dalai Lama
HarperCollins
1991
320
0060987014
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A vivid self-portrait, told with optimism, great determination, humor and insight.
$15.99

My Journey to Lhasa

TBT26
Alexandra David-Neel
HarperCollins Publishers
2005
317
0060596554
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Dressed as a humble pilgrim and traveling under the cover of night, the indomitable 55-year-old David-Neel and her young companion climbed mountains and tricked soldiers in order to ultimately reach Tibet's forbidden capital. Originally published in 1923, this account stands as a riveting portrait of early 20th-century Tibet.
$14.99

Peaks on the Horizon, Two Journeys in Tibet

TBT168
Charlie Carroll
2015
368
1619024845
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Two men recount their personal relationships with the volatile and awe-inspiring country of Tibet: an English teacher who, acting on a lifelong obsession, explores the region during sabbatical and a Tibetan exile stranded at the border as he strives to reunite with the love of his life.
$16.95

Seven Years in Tibet

TBT02
Heinrich Harrer
Putnam
2009
352
1585427438
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
First published in 1953, this is the riveting account of a young Austrian adventurer and mountaineer who became tutor to the Dalai Lama.
$14.95

Sky Train, Tibetan Women on the Edge of History

TBT140
Canyon Sam
University of Washington Press
2009
278
029598953X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Winner of the 2010 Pen American Center Open Book Award. The Dalai Lama provides the foreward for this affecting odyssey, which artfully mixes stories of four remarkable Tibetan women with the author's own experiences.
$27.00

In the Land of the Blue Poppies

ASA35
Frank Kingdon-Ward, Tom Christopher (Editor), Jamaica Kincaid (Introduction)
Modern Library
2003
242
0812967399
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Expert Tom Christopher presents excerpts from intrepid Kingdon-Ward's fascinating accounts of plant-hunting adventures in Tibet, Burma and the Himalayas in the early 20th century.
$19.00

Sky Burial, An Epic Love Story of Tibet

CHN282
Xinran
Doubleday
2006
206
0385515480
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Xinran turns the tale of a young Chinese woman's lifelong search for her husband in Tibet, based on an 1994 interview, into a powerful, gut-wrenching tale, evoking the customs, traditions and challenges of contemporary Tibet.
$15.95

Tibetan Folk Tales

TBT59
Fredrick Hyde-Chambers (Editor), Audrey Hyde-Chambers (Editor)
Shambhala
2001
186
1570628920
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This anthology of legends and fables, handed down by generations of storytellers, includes the Tibetan creation myth, Buddhist tales and the famous epic of hero King Gesar of Ling.
$21.00

For Kids

Buddha Stories

ASA16
Demi
Henry Holt and Company
1997
32
0805048863
HARD COVER
Religion
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Intended for ages 4 to 8, this book tells 10 of the author's favorite "jakatas," or moral tales of the Buddha. She has sumptuously illustrated the volume in gold printed on deep, dark blue (in the tradition of an ancient Buddhist text).
$25.99

The Dalai Lama

TBT62
Demi
Henry Holt and Company
1998
32
080505443X
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A picture book life of the 14th Dalai Lama.
$24.99

Tintin in Tibet

TBT14
Herge
Little Brown and Company
1988
66
0316358398
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The delightfully loony tale, for kids, of Tintin and company's unexpected encounters with the Abominable Snowman, yaks, saffron-robed monks etc. on their journey to Kathmandu.
$11.99

Where Is Mount Everest?

NPL93
Nico Medina
Penguin Putnam
2015
112
0448484080
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of the "What Was, Where Is?" series, this illustrated kids' book introduces the world’s tallest mountain, including mountain climbing’s ancient beginnings, historic climbs and the modern commercialization of the sport. Written for children ages 8 to 12.
$5.99

Buddha in Your Backpack: Everyday Buddhism for Teens

REL84
Song Yoon (Illustrator), Franz Metcalf
Ulysses Press
2002
244
1569753210
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This illustrated primer introduces teens to the Buddha and his spiritual leanings while instructing them how to incorporate Buddhist teachings into their daily lives.
$14.95

Escape from Tibet, A True Story

CHN779
Nick Gray
Firefly Books
2014
160
1554516633
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
7/18/2014
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Harrowing and heartwarming in equal measure, this is a true story of two brothers, one a monk and the other a child, and there attemtps to flee their home country.
$21.95

Tibet, Through the Red Box

TBT60
Peter Sis
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1998
64
0374375526
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A picture book about memory, adventure and -- most of all -- Tibet.
$27.50

More Books

The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk

TBT94
Palden Gyatso
Grove Press
1998
0802135749
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Palden Gyatso writes with simple eloquence of the takeover of his country, destruction of monasteries and his own determination to hold onto his beliefs in a Chinese labor camp.
$14.00

Bradt Guide Tibet

TBT74
Michael Buckley
Bradt Publications
2012
336
1841621641
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, detailed overview of Tibetan history, culture, attractions and natural life. Includes color photographs, local maps and excellent travel information.
$26.99

The Emperor Far Away, Travels at the Edge of China

CHN759
David Eimer
Bloomsbury USA
2015
336
1632862492
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Far from China’s major cities in the Islamic areas of the Xinjiang province, in the "forbidden zone" of Tibet and along insecure borders that China shares with Russia and India, Eimer explores the old Chinese adage: "The mountains are high and the emperor far away."
$19.00

Everest Trekking Map

HML141
ITMB
ITMB
2009
1
1553415523
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
One-sided, colorful map of Everest at a scale of 1:100,000 that shows all known climbing routes to the top of the world with an emphasis on the Nepalese side. Indexed. 27" x 39"
$12.95

Footprint Tibet Handbook

TBT37
Gyurme Dorje
Footprint Handbooks
2009
984
1906098328
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An outstanding guide by a leading Buddhist scholar, including the central plateau, eastern provinces of Kham and Amdo, as well as Bhutan and the Kathmandu Valley. Almost 1,000 pages but surprisingly compact, with maps, color photographs, and a brief overview of culture and history.
$29.95

A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World

TBT175
Dalai Lama XIV (Introduction), Daniel Goleman
Bantam Doubleday
2015
272
0553394894
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
With the support of scientific evidence and true stories, bestselling author David Goleman shows how the Buddhist teachings of the Dalai Lama empower people to feel more positive and break destructive forces great and small.
$26.00

From Heaven Lake, Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet

HML19
Vikram Seth
Vintage Books
1987
178
039475218X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An unconventional, award-winning travelogue of a 1981 trip to India from China via the Himalayas by the marvelous Indian novelist Vikram Seth.
$15.00

Happiness, A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill

GEN381
Matthieu Ricard
Little Brown and Company
2007
0316167258
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
The scientist-turned-monk's primer on Buddhism as a journey to fulfillment and transformation.
$16.00

The Heart of the World, A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise

TBT78
Ian Baker, The Dalai Lama (Introduction)
Penguin Putnam
2006
544
0143036025
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Climber and Buddhist scholar Ian Baker's account of discovery in the upper reaches of the Tsangpo Gorge in the heart of the Tibetan Himalayas. Before Baker's expedition, the gorge -- a mystical sanctuary of Tibetan Buddhism -- had not been explored since 1925.
$18.00

Himalaya Map

HML09
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2015
2
3865740324
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful regional map of the Himalayas at a scale of 1:1,500,000, including Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and Sikkim.
$13.95

In the Shadow of the Buddha, One Man's Journey of Discovery in Tibet

TBT145
Matteo Pistono
Plume
2012
288
0452297516
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An American Buddhist recounts his time spent searching for both spiritual enlightenment and political justice in modern-day Tibet. Includes maps, photos and illustrations.
$17.00

It's Easier Than You Think, The Buddhist Way to Happiness

GEN264
Sylvia Boorstein
HarperCollins
1997
145
0062512943
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A down-to-earth, warm-hearted introduction to the basic teaching of Buddhism.
$14.99

Lost Treasures of Tibet

TBT178
Nova
Baker & Taylor Video
2007
6310984934
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
This Nova documentary follows a team of experts versed in art restoration and preservation as they attempt to salvage the medieval murals in Tibet’s Thubchen Monastery.
$19.95

The Mount Kailash Trek

TBT115
Constance Roos, Sian Pritchard-Jones
Cicerone
2008
1852845147
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, practical trekker's guide to Tibet's sacred mountain and western Tibet.
$22.95

My Tibetan Childhood, When Ice Shattered Stone

TBT165
Naktsang Nulo
Duke
2014
356
0822357267
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of the most reprinted books of modern Tibetan literature. Nulo’s memoir takes us on a personal journey through the wartime atrocities of 1950s Tibet and the Chinese invasion.
$26.95

On Top of the World, Five Women Explorers in Tibet

TBT28
Luree Miller
Mountaineers
2014
222
0898860970
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An inspiring account of the adventures of five intrepid women explorers in 19th-century Tibet -- from Alexandra David-Neel and Isabella Bird Bishop to the less-known exploits of Nina Mazuchelli, Ann Taylor and Fanny Bullock Workman.
$18.95

A Plant Hunter in Tibet

TBT105
Frank Kingdon-Ward
Antique Collectors Club
2006
317
9745240877
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Long out of print, this facsimile edition of Kingdon-Ward's lively 1934 account of the people, culture, landscapes and adventures in Southeast Tibet includes his original photographs and two maps.
$26.00

Prayer of the Dragon

TBT121
Eliot Pattison
Soho Press
2008
416
1569475342
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In this fifth superb political thriller set in modern Tibet, former Beijing inspector Shan comes the aid of a Navajo visitor at a remote monastery.
$15.95

Red Dust, A Path Through China

CHN150
Ma Jian, Flora Drew (Translator)
Pantheon Books
2002
324
0385720238
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An astounding memoir by an urban poet, painter and writer on the road to Tibet. A vagabond, rebel and Buddhist, Jian abandons his Beijing life for a three-year southwestern journey through Tibet, Burma and Guizhou Province.
$16.00

Red Poppies

TBT61
Alai, Howard Goldblatt (Translator), Sylvia Li-Chun Lin (Translator)
Mariner Books
2003
433
0618340696
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This family saga unfolds in the 1930s among the warlords of eastern Tibet.
$24.95

Sacred Tibet

TBT18
Philip Rawson
Thames & Hudson
2012
128
050081032X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, illustrated survey of Buddhist art in its religious, social and cultural context.
$15.95

The Search for the Panchen Lama

TBT43
Isabel Hilton
W. W. Norton & Company
2001
352
0393321673
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A skillful and subtle story of the selection -- and kidnapping -- of the 11th incarnation of the Pachen Lama, revealing much of the current state of affairs between Tibet and China.
$22.95

A Shrine for Tibet, The Alice S. Kandell Collection

TBT133
Robert Thurman, Marylin M. Rhie
Overlook Press
2010
299
1590203100
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Rhie and Thurman present Tibetan art in the context of a stunning Buddhist shrine room, focusing on Manchu and Mongolian masterpieces from the 15th-18th-centuries.
$60.00

The Skull Mantra

TBT106
Eliot Pattison
St. Martins
2001
448
0312978340
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first in Pattison's series of superb political thrillers set in Tibet. When a headless corpse turns up on a Tibetan mountainside, veteran police inspector Shan Tao Yun is released from prison to investigate the crime, and he quickly uncovers a conspiracy involving American mining interests, corrupt Party officials and Tibetan sorcerers.
$17.99

The Snow Lion and the Dragon, China, Tibet and the Dalai Lama

TBT23
Melvyn C. Goldstein
University of California Press
1997
130
0520219511
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief history of the relationship of China and Tibet in the 20th century. Goldstein, a professor of history and expert on the region, includes a call for the United States to take an active role in mediating a diplomatic solution to the conflict.
$26.95

Tibet, An Inner Journey

TBT113
Matthieu Ricard
Thames & Hudson
2012
232
0500289050
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Ricard draws on his long association with the region and Buddhism for this collection of 191 vivid color photographs of the people and landscapes of Kham, or Eastern Tibet.
$19.95

Tibet, Reflections from the Wheel of Life

TBT125
Ian Baker, V. Carroll Dunham
Abbeville Publishing Group
1993
204
1558592180
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
With a foreword by the Dalai Lama, this exquisitely illustrated coffee table volume guides readers through the Tibetan worldview with photographs and words. Functioning as an allegory, the work tells the story of a mother, her son and a pilgrimage to Lhasa, exploring their notions of death, life and reincarnation.
$60.00

Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land

TBT76
Patrick French
Vintage Books
2004
352
1400034175
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A powerful account of travels in Tibet, part memoir and part political analysis.
$17.95

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

TBT06
Robert Thurman (Translator)
Bantam Doubleday
1994
275
0553370901
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A key text as presented by Robert Thurman for a western audience. This is the Tibetan guidebook to dying or "the between," written in the 8th or 9th century by Padma Sambhava.
$18.00

The Tibetan Book of the Dead, A Biography

TBT135
Donald S., Jr. Lopez
Princeton University Press
2011
192
0691134359
HARD COVER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A scholar of Buddhism and Tibetan studies, Lopez unravels the strange history of this emblematic text -- not really Tibetan, not really a book -- and not even really about death.
$19.95

The Tibetans

TBT127
Matthew T. Kapstein
Blackwell Publishers
2006
360
0631225749
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this excellent introduction, both thematic and chronological, Kapstein covers ethnology, religion, politics, social and economic structure, daily life and customs with balance and nuance.
$43.95

Timeless Legacy, His Holiness the Dalai Lama

TBT176
Vikas Khanna
Bloomsbury USA
2015
252
9384898805
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Published to commemorate the 80th birthday, this collection celebrates the life and times of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in hundreds of photographs alongside an eclectic mix of spiritual insights and observations of the world religious leader.
$35.00

Tragedy in Crimson

TBT138
Tim Johnson
2011
333
1568586019
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Based on extensive on-the-ground reporting in China, Nepal, India and the United States, this hard-hitting account of the status of Tibet travels from isolated Tibetan villages and monasteries to the heart of the exile movement in Dharamshala, on tour with the Dalai Lama and to Hollywood and Washington, where Tibet gets the most public exposure.
$26.99

Trekking in the Himalaya

HML130
Kev Reynolds
Cicerone
2013
252
1852846054
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An absorbing primer as well as a celebration of the Himalaya's scenic magnificence, this is an inspirational and detailed guide to 20 memorable treks by a veteran expedition leader.
$29.95

The Voice That Remembers: A Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival

TBT102
Ama Adhe
Wisdom Publications
1999
272
0861711491
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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Ama Adhe recounts with dignity and clarity her 27 years in prison for supporting the Khampa resitance to the Chinese takeover of Tibet.
$16.95

Water Touching Stone

TBT107
Eliot Pattison
St. Martin's Press
2009
480
0312593481
PAPER
Mystery
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Second in the series. Aided by a young Kazakh woman, former Beijing police investigator Shan Tao Yun heads for a remote Tibetan plateau to investigate the murder of a venerated teacher and the subsequent disappearance of a lama, but his probe is soon complicated by the resentment of local Tibetans, a sullen resistance fighter and a dead American.
$23.99

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The Struggle for Modern Tibet, The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering

TBT53
Melvyn C. Goldstein, William Siebenschuh, Tashi Tsering
M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
2000
220
0765605090
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The life story of an idealistic young man who juggled traditional hierarchy in traditional Tibet with the promise and poison of Mao's Cultural revolution.
$44.95