Stones of Silence: Journeys in the Himalaya
Viking Press, 1980 - History - 292 pages
Schaller's account of his and others' long struggle to save the fascinating, increasingly rare wildlife of the Himalayas combines high adventure, close description, and scientific dedication
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Jang-bu discovers that Namu has misled us about the lama. To protect his
privacy she had told us he is in Saldang, when, in fact, he is at his residence.
Since his legs became crippled, possibly from polio or arthritis, about eight years
ago, the ...
There, in the depths of the mountains, final prayers are murmured. After we have
waited two hours, the lama appears, helped to a pillow on the patio by Takla.
Amicably the lama answers our questions, about himself, about Shey, about
These he serves to me with rancid butter, a present from the lama. Butter is
preserved for as long as a year by sewing it tightly into sheepskin. One day Takla
brought us something that looked like a chunky ten-pound animal with mange: it
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