Peter Jenkins Across China

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Across China

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Recounts the author's adventures in the mountains of Tibet and the forbidden city of Lhasa, up Mount Everest with the 1984 China-Everest Expedition, and then across China to the wild plains of Mongolia in the far north

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970s Peter Jenkins set out across the country's heartland to rediscover America. His stirring account of that extraordinary quest unfolded in the two bestselling books, A Walk Across America and The Walk West, which brought joy and inspiration to millions of readers.

Now The Magnificent Journey Of Discovery Continues On The Far Side Of The World...

Across China

A phone call from a friend marked the beginning of a rare opportunity for Peter Jenkins to trek deep into Tibet, over Mount Everest, and across China to gaze on an ancient mysterious land that few Westerners have ever seen. You will share in his wonder and excitement as he joins some of the world's most daring adventures to conquer the Himalayas...as he defies the Chinese authorities to explore an off-limits fishing village...as he wanders across the steppes of the proud Mongol herdsmen to wrestle with the descendents of Genghis Khan's legendary Golden Horde.

Across China is the journal of a d

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"Across China is a prism which refracts cultural differences and in which common human concerns converge....Refreshing and full of infectious good humor."

The Baltimore Sun

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