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LAND OF THE LAMAS: ADVENTURES IN SECRET TIBET Peter Goullart 1959 1st ed DJ Fine
By Goullart, Peter
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New York, 1959, 1st Edition. 221 pp, photos, map. A white Russian living in China escapes through Tibet. Includes adventures with a Tibetan tribe, 'the Black Lolos.' The author used a friend of the most poweful women in China during the Sino-Japanese war to secure an escape from Japanese occupied China.
 
He was offered a position with the Chinese Industrial Co-operative in the newly created province of Sinkang, the easter portion of the huge Tibetan province of Khan, annexed by China; The author's adventures in wartime China (Tibet) with the Nationalist & Communist factions at war with each other as well as with Japan are frightening, intriguing and sometime humerous; A wonderful look at China prior to the end of WW 2. Hardcover, slightly chipped Dust Jacket, Fine.

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