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Far Beyond the Garden Gate: Alexandra David-Neel's Journey to Lhasa

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4.2 out of 5
Based on 16 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
In her time, Alexandra David-Neel was the most famous woman in France. She had traveled extensively in China and Tibet and, in 1924, was the first Western woman ever to enter Tibet's forbidden capital, Lhasa. Alexandra was a self-taught Buddhist scholar and spoke Tibetan flawlessly. And she did it all as a mature woman- she was in her mid-fifties when she arrived in Lhasa.
Not only is Alexa... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100618083642
ISBN-13978-0618083640
Publication Date09/30/2002
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About Don Brown (Author) : Don Brown is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Don Brown include A Voice From the Wilderness: The Story of Ann... more
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