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

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ISBN-10: 0060858281

ISBN-13: 9780060858285

Edition: N/A

Authors: George Crane

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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 with a harrowing, near disastrous attempt to deliver a ratty, 58 foot ferrous cement sailboat to Granada. Setting sail from Key Largo into the heart of hurricane season, with a crew of eccentrics and outlaws, led by the infamous Captain Bananas. They run with a disintegrating sailboat into the perfect squall. The tale…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550

George Crane is a former correspondent for overseas news agencies & the author of four books of poetry, as well as translations from the Chinese co-authored with Tsung Tsai. He lives in upstate New York.