Yak butter & black tea: a journey into Tibet

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Publisher:
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Edition:
1st pbk. ed.
Language:
English
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Wade Brackenbury wanted an adventure, and he got the journey of a lifetime. Along with a charismatic photographer named Pascal, Wade went seeking the Drung people, a dwindling minority in the vast empire of China, said to live in an obsure valley in Southern Tibet. No Westerner had been to the Drung valley in over a century. Yak Butter & Black Tea is a story of daring and adventure, offering a fascinating glimpse into a hidden corner of contemporary China. And it is the account of a young man, driven by a compulsion he doesn't understand, as he tests himself in this dangerous, exotic land. "A remarkable account of exploration and adventure in forbidden lands. Travel writing of the old school at its best."--Joe Simpson, author of Dark Shadows Falling and Touch of the Void.
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9781565122017
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subject_facet Brackenbury, Wade, -- 1964- -- Travel -- China, Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Description and travel, Tulung (Tibeto-Burman people) -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng (China) -- Description and travel
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title_full Yak butter & black tea : a journey into Tibet / Wade Brackenbury
title_short Yak butter & black tea :
title_sub a journey into Tibet
topic_facet Brackenbury, Wade, Description and travel, Travel, Tulung (Tibeto-Burman people)