Item description for A, Plant Hunter in Tibet by Frank Kingdon-Ward...
An adventure-filled travel account of botanist Kingdon-Ward's 1933 expedition to the southeastern corner of Tibet, a trip that was as significant for its geographic discoveries as it was for the wealth of plant species with which he returned.
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Studio: Orchid Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.25" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Aug 2, 2006
Publisher Orchid Press
ISBN 9745240877 ISBN13 9789745240872
Availability 0 units.
More About Frank Kingdon-Ward
Frank Kingdon-Ward was born in Manchester, England, in 1885. He was a professional plant collector and explorer for more than forty years and the author of more than twenty-five books, including the Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges, about his journey into the world's steepest river gorges. He died in 1958.
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Interesting Read Aug 28, 2008
The story takes place in the 1930's in the south west of Tibet. Frank Kingdon Ward has a knack for story telling and takes you on the journey with him. He describes in detail the type of plant he finds and also about the people and their culture that he encounters. You also learn a bit about Tibet's history. If you like exploration and adventure then you will enjoy this interesting book.