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mountains of Tibet

Mordicai Gerstein

mountains of Tibet

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Reincarnation -- Fiction.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      After dying, a Tibetan woodcutter is given the choice of going to heaven or to live another life anywhere in the universe.

      Edition Notes

      StatementMordicai Gerstein.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.G325 Mo 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2551949M
      ISBN 100060221445, 0060221496
      LC Control Number85045684


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