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The Search for Shangri-La: A Journey Into Tibetan History - Allen, Charles, and Davies, Richard (Photographer)
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The idea of a hidden refuge, a paradise far from the stresses of modern life, has universal appeal. In 1932 the writer James Hilton coined the word 'Shangri-La' to describe such a place, when he gave that name to a hidden valley in the Himalayas in his novel LOST HORIZON. In THE SEARCH FOR SHANGRI-LA acclaimed traveller and writer Charles Allen explores the myth behind the story. He tracks down the sources that Hilton drew upon in writing his popular romance, and then sets out to discover what lies behind the legend that ...

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The Search for Shangri-La: A Journey Into Tibetan History 2001, Abacus (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780349111421

Trade paperback

The Search For Shangri-La: A Journey into Tibetan History 1999, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316648103

Hardcover