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10 edition of What the Lotus Said found in the catalog.

What the Lotus Said

A Journey to Tibet and Back

by Eric Swanson

  • 91 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious Life (Buddhism),
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Religion,
  • Asia - Tibet,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Religion / Buddhism,
  • China,
  • Description And Travel,
  • Swanson, Eric,
  • Tibet,
  • Tibet (China),
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9605066M
    ISBN 100312266936
    ISBN 109780312266936
    OCLC/WorldCa48469097

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