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Bones of the Master : A Journey to Secret Mongolia
Bones of the Master : A Journey to Secret Mongolia
by George Crane
In the steady hands of poet George Crane, previously unknown Zen master Tsung Tsai comes off as truly extraordinary. A "poet, philosopher, house builder, scientist, doctor, and when necessary, kung fu ass-kicker," Tsung Tsai would still be wandering about anonymously if it were not, Crane says, for the need of financing provided by an advance on this book. The last of the monks from his Chinese monastery, Tsung Tsai felt he had to return one last time to find and honor his master's bones and rekindle his tradition. Crane recounts their joint adventure, opening with Tsung Tsai's harrowing decades-earlier escape from newly communist China, walking from Inner Mongolia to Hong Kong through a war-torn, famine-struck, psychotic land, nearly starving along the way. Crane, a self-styled hedonist ne'er-do-well, who says that meditation makes him nauseous, sets the stage for an entrancing buddy story back to China with this highly disciplined but carefree Zen master. As their mutual affection grows, Crane absorbs Tsung Tsai's spare but demanding philosophy, which sustains them through the base poverty of northern China, a life-threatening 18-hour climb up and down a treacherous mountain, and a confrontation with a master of black magic. A page-turner and an eye-opener, Bones of the Master is worth every penny of that advance. Amazon.com
Paperback from Bantam 
 
Eagle Dreams: Searching for Legends in Wild Mongolia
by Stephen J. Bodio
Hardcover from The Lyons Press
 
The Travels of Marco Polo (Unabridged)
Listed under Marco Polo
 
Lonely Planet Mongolia
Lonely Planet Mongolia
by Robert Storey, Bradley Mayhew
Paperback from Lonely Planet
 
Fly-Fishing the 41st : From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey
by James Prosek
Paperback from Perennial
 
Mongolia: Empire of the Steppes (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
by Claire Sermier, Helen Loveday
Paperback from Odyssey Publications
 
Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Other Fossils from Montana to Mongolia
by Michael Novacek
Hardcover from Farrar Straus & Giroux
 
Mongolia Map
by International Travel Maps
Map from ITMB Publishing

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Lost in Mongolia : Rafting the World's Last Unchallenged River
by Colin Angus
Paperback from Broadway
 
Where the Pavement Ends: One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam
by Erika Warmbrunn
Hardcover from Mountaineers Books
 
Mongolia: The Bradt Travel Guide
by Jane Blunden
Paperback from Bradt Travel Guides
 
Across Mongolian Plains: A Naturalists Account of China's Great Northwest
by Roy Chapman Andrews
Paperback from Fredonia Books (NL)
 
Femme D'Adventure: Travel Tales from Inner Montana to Outer Mongolia
by Jessica Maxwell
Paperback from Seal Press
 
Spirits and Ghosts: Journeys Through Mongolia
by Julia Calfee, Antonin Kratochvil
Hardcover from powerHouse Books
 
Men and Gods in Mongolia (Mystic Traveller Series)
by Henning Haslund, Elizabeth Sprigge, Claude Napier
Paperback from Adventures Unlimited Press
1993
 
In Secret Mongolia (Mystic Traveller)
by Henning Haslund
Paperback from Adventures Unlimited Press
 
Encourage: Travels in Siberia & Mongolia With World Ride Stage 9
by Jane Schnell, Sara Fisher, Hans P. Guttmann
Paperback from Milner Pr
 
China - Mongolia
by Treaty Oak, Cartographia Kft, Cartographia
Map from Cartographia
 
Tents in Mongolia: Adventures and Experiences Among the Nomads of Central Asia
by Henning Haslund
Hardcover from Intl Specialized Book Service Inc

 
iJET Weekly Travel Intelligence(R) Report - Mongolia
by iJET Travel Intelligence
Digital from iJET Travel Intelligence

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Encourage: Travels in Siberia & Mongolia With World Ride Stage 9
by Jane Schnell, Sara Fisher, Hans P. Guttmann
Paperback from Milner Pr
 
Heart of a Continent
by Sir Francis Younghusband, F.E. Younghusband
Hardcover from Laurier Books Ltd. /AES
1993
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From Pekin to Sikkim Through the Ordos, the Gobi Desert and Tibet, in 1904
by Count De Lesdain
Hardcover from Laurier Books Ltd. /AES

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Vanished Kingdoms: A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China, and Mongolia 1921-1925
by Janet Wulsin, Mabel Cabot, Rubie Watson, Frederick Wulsin
Hardcover from Aperture
 
The Land of the Lamas: Notes of a Journey Through China, Mongolia and Tibet
by William Woodville Rockhill
Paperback from Pilgrims Publishing

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In Xanadu
by William Hamilton-Dalrymple
Hardcover from HarperCollins Publishers
24 August, 1989
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Mongolian Adventure
Mongolian Adventure
by Haslund Henning, Henning Haslund
Paperback from The Long Riders' Guild Press
 

 

 


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