Publisher description for From Heaven Lake : travels through Sinkiang and Tibet / Vikram Seth.

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Counter After two years as a postgraduate student at Nanjing University in China, Vikram Seth hitch-hiked back to his home in New Delhi, via Tibet.  From Heaven Lake is the story of his remarkable journey and his encounters with nomadic Muslims, Chinese officials, Buddhists and others.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China) Description and travel, Tibet (China) Description and travel, Seth, Vikram, 1952- Travel China Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Seth, Vikram, 1952- Travel China Tibet