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Beyond the House of the False Lama: Travels with Monks, Nomads, and Outlaws

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Beyond the House of the Lama, now in paperback, traces Crane's adventures as a writer, wanderer, and anarchic but still failing student of Zen. It begins in 1996 at the edge of the Gobi Desert in Inner Mongolia, where he and his teacher and friend, Zen Master Tsung Tsai, are forced by a sandstorm to end their quest to find the lost temple at Two Wolf Mountain. It continues ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by HarperOne (first published 2005)
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Jul 14, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Helmut
Jun 21, 2013 marked it as stapel-ungelesener-bücher
Schon allein der Titel lässt vor meinem inneren Auge rauhe Landschaften, wilde Personen und Abenteuer ohne Ende entstehen... wenn das Buch das halten kann, bin ich mehr als zufrieden.
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A different style of travel book with written by an interesting fellow.
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Writer, journalist, editor and world traveler holds a Bachelors from the University of Illinois in English Literature and Art History and a Masters in Creative writing from San Francisco State University. He has taught at Manhattanville College, University of Indianapolis and has given seminars and readings around the world (New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Athens, Paris, Prague, Buch ...more