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IN A NUTSHELL: TIBET
History

IN A NUTSHELL: TIBET

by | Read by David Rintoul

History • 1.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

Jonathan Gregson pens a comprehensive and concise snapshot of the country of Tibet. Anyone traveling to this mysterious and remote land, "at the roof of the world," would benefit from Gregson's thorough descriptions of geography and geology, flora and fauna, and the nation's political and religious strife. The production begins with poignant and atmospheric percussion and sacred chanting by the Tibetan Sherab Ling Monks, then flows to Gregson's vivid descriptions of the harsh environment and climate, extreme altitudes, diet, customs, and dress. One learns of Tibet's inextricably woven fabric of history, theology (its Buddhist state religion) and beliefs, and how they permeate everyday life. David Rintoul's modulated narrative pinpoints Tibet's contrasts and beauty with audible awe as he marvels at its many surprises. This sympathetic portrait of the plight of the Tibetan people and the Dalai Lama is underscored by Rintoul's gentle vocal elegance. A.W. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Naxos AudioBooks • 2009

CD ISBN 9789626349625 $14.98 • One CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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