The last river

the tragic race for Shangi-la by Todd Balf

Publisher: Three Rivers Press in New York

Written in English
Cover of: The last river | Todd Balf
Published: Pages: 293 Downloads: 300
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Subjects:

  • Rafting (Sports) -- Brahmaputra River,
  • Rafting (Sports) -- Himalaya Mountain Region,
  • Brahmaputra River -- Description and travel,
  • Himalaya Mountain Region -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Todd Balf.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV776.81.H54 B24 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18381886M
ISBN 100609606255, 060980801X
LC Control Number00031421
OCLC/WorldCa43929667

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