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Seven Yrs Tibet P Mass market paperbound - 1982

by Heinrich Harrer; Harrer; Richard Graves (Translator)


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Seven Years in Tibet is an autobiography written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer based on his real life experiences in Tibet between 1944 and 1951. The story takes place during the Second World War and the interim period before the Communist Chinese People's Liberation Army moved into Tibet in 1950. It narrates the true story of an Austrian prisoner of war who successfully escaped his British captors in India in 1944 on the third attempt. His escape route led him across Tibet. In 1943, Heinrich Harrer, escaped captivity and made his way through the Himalayan passes to the Forbidden City of Lhasa in Tibet and finally lived for years in Lhasa becoming a tutor to the Dalai Lama. Seven Years in Tibet was first published in Germany before being acquired by Dutton.

First Edition Identification

Dutton New York published a 1st edition, 1st print in 1954 as a hardcover. Publisher's salmon-colored cloth with black Tibetan image on front cover and lettered in black on the spine. Illustrated with 40 pages of photographs. The original dust jacket features a picture of Tibetan monks and a $5.00. The Book of the Month Club edition published shortly after the first edition does not have the $5.00 price stamp. 


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  • Title Seven Yrs Tibet P
  • Author Heinrich Harrer; Harrer; Richard Graves (Translator)
  • Binding Mass Market Paperbound
  • Edition 5th Printing
  • Pages 318
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Tarcher, Los Angeles
  • Date 1982-05-01
  • ISBN 9780874772173 / 0874772176
  • Weight 1 lbs (0.45 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.22 x 5.51 x 1.04 in (20.88 x 14.00 x 2.64 cm)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 81023244
  • Dewey Decimal Code B
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