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The Siege of Shangri-La

The Quest for Tibet"s Sacred Hidden Paradise

by Michael Mcrae

  • 237 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Broadway .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Tibet (China),
  • History - General History,
  • Description,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - Tibet,
  • History / Asia,
  • Brahmaputra River,
  • Asia - General,
  • Description and travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8064349M
    ISBN 100767904850
    ISBN 109780767904858

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