Author(s): David Zurick
For more than thirty-five years, David Zurick - one of the world's foremost experts and writers on the Himalaya - has been trekking this remote, dramatic region and documenting its magnificent geographical features. In this, his third book on the Himalaya, Zurick offers a different and more personal appraisal of the region, detailing his own intimate experiences with the environment and the people who live there. In a clear, conversational style, Zurick covers a wide array of topics, from the interplay of different religions in Kathmandu to the economic and social changes transpiring in Bhutan to the fragile frontier of Tibet.
About the author:
David Zurick is the Foundation Professor of Geography at Eastern Kentucky University. His six books include Himalaya: Life on the Edge of the World and Illustrated Atlas of the Himalaya.