Through the Heart of Tibet
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|Format: ||Paperback, 422 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 November 2016|
Excerpt from Through the Heart of Tibet Among those on the platform waiting to see the train depart was George Gray, a pleasant-faced youth of about eighteen years of age. He had no friends in the train, and at the moment he felt that he had none anywhere. The engineering firm, in whose service he had been employed, had recently been forced by stress of circumstances to close their doors, and George was consequently out of employment, with little hope of finding anything to do while the prevailing bad times lasted. He had inherited from his father an intense longing for travel, but little else; that gentleman, an Officer in the Indian Service, having died while on a surveying mission on the borders of Nepal, leaving a wife and youthful on and daughter very inadequately provided or. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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