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WHITE MOUNTAIN: A CULTURAL ADVENTURE THROUGH THE HIMALAYAS Robert Twigger 2017 1st ed Hardcover DJ New 2 Copies Available
By Twigger, Robert
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New York, 2017, 1st edition. 458 pp. New hardcover with dust jacket. Small remainder mark on bottom page edge.

Home to mythical kingdoms, wars and expeditions, and strange and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall in our imagination. These mountains, home to Buddhists, Bonpos, Jains, Muslims, Hindus, shamans and animists, to name only a few, are a place of pilgrimage and dreams, revelation and war, massacre and invasion, but also peace and unutterable calm. They are a central hub of the world's religion, as well as a climber's challenge and a traveler's dream. In an exploration of the region's seismic history, Robert Twigger, author of Red Nile and Angry White Pyjamas, unravels some of these seemingly disparate journeys and the unexpected links between them. Following a winding path across the Himalayas to its physical end in Nagaland on the Indian-Burmese border, Twigger encounters incredible stories from a unique cast of mountaineers and mystics, pundits and prophets. The result is a sweeping, enthralling and surprising journey through the history of the world's greatest mountain range.

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