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Author Morgan, Joyce.

Title Journeys on the Silk Road : a desert explorer, Buddha's secret library, and the unearthing of the world's oldest printed book / Joyce Morgan and Conrad Walters.

Edition First Lyons Press edition.
Publication Info. Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2012.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  909.09821 MOR    AVAILABLE
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Description viii, 325 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: Sydney : Picador, 2011.
Contents The Great Race -- Signs of wonder -- The listening post -- The moon and the mail -- The Angels' Sanctuary -- City of sands -- Tricks and trust -- Key to the cave -- The hidden gem -- The thieves' road -- Affliction in the orchard -- Frozen -- Yesterday, having drunk too much -- Stormy debut -- Treasure hunters -- Hangman's Hill -- Facets of a jewel -- Shifting sands -- Scroll forward.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Silk Road.
Trade routes -- China.
East and West.
Buddhist literature -- Influence -- Western civilization.
Buddhism -- Influence -- Western civilization.
Buddhism -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Prajñāpāramitā. Vajracchedikā. Chinese.
Added Author Walters, Conrad.
ISBN 9780762782970
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