Alexandra David-Neel was the first European to explore Tibet at a time when foreigners were banned. Few people have led a life of adventure equal to hers, or made so much of it. This book presents a vividly detailed chronicle of David-Neel's quest to conquer her personal demons and of the outer journey that made her one of the most celebrated figures of her day. 26 photos. 2 maps.
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Barbara Foster has written extensively in women's studies. She is assistant professor in the library department at Hunter College, City University of New York. Michael Foster is the author of Freedom's Thunder and other novels.
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Book Description Overlook Books, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 879517743
Book Description Overlook Books, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110879517743