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Alexandra David-Neel Portrait of an Adventurer

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ISBN-10: 0877734135

ISBN-13: 9780877734130

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ruth Middleton

List price: $24.95
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This unique biography explores the inner journey of a woman whose outer life was a thrilling story of passion and adventure. Alexandra David-Neel (1868–1969), born in Paris to a socially prominent family, once boasted, "I learned to run before I could walk!" In the course of a lifetime of more than one hundred years, she was an acclaimed operatic soprano, a political anarchist, a religious reformer, an intrepid explorer who traveled in Tibet for fourteen years, a scholar of Buddhism, and the author of more than forty books. But perhaps the most intriguing of all her adventures was the spiritual search that led her from a youthful interest in socialism and Freemasonry to the teachings of the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 5.59" wide x 8.66" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English