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8 edition of From Heaven Lake found in the catalog.

From Heaven Lake

travels through Sinkiang and Tibet

by Vikram Seth

  • 272 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seth, Vikram, -- 1952- -- Journeys -- China -- Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region,
  • Seth, Vikram, -- 1952- -- Journeys -- China -- Tibet,
  • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel,
  • Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region (China) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVikram Seth.
    SeriesVintage departures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS793.S62 S38 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination178 p. : map ; 21 cm.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22111559M
    ISBN 10039475218X
    ISBN 109780394752181
    LC Control Number87040067
    OCLC/WorldCa15588770

    This book is written by Ramon Magsaysay Award winner, Vikram Seth. Although the book was written about 25 years ago when he was a student in Nanjing University it is still topical. This is a travelogue. The author described his experiences traveling by road through Sikiang, Tibet and Nepal before he reached his home country, India. John Dalton's debut novel, Heaven Lake, is an ambitious compilation of a coming-of-age tale, a travelogue, and a probe into the role of fate in individual destiny. Recent college graduate Vincent Saunders leaves his small Illinois town to serve as a missionary in Taiwan. He manages to convert one.

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