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  • The Dalai Lama is Tibet’s leader-in-exile.
  • The flood of Everesters therefore shifted from Nepal to Tibet, leaving hundreds of Sherpas out of work.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • My parents always wanted to go to Tibet but never got closer than Hong Kong.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • For Social Studies I do a project on Tibet, where there are prayer wheels and reincarnation and women have two husbands, and for Science I do different kinds of seeds.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye

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  • I said nothing— standing there awkwardly with the mildewy towel draped over the painting and the light shining into my eyes, wishing that I were anywhere else (Tibet, Lake Tahoe, the moon) and not trusting myself to reply.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • It can look like Nova Scotia, or Tangiers, or Tibet.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Eastasia, smaller than the others and with a less definite western frontier, comprises China and the countries to the south of it, the Japanese islands and a large but fluctuating portion of Manchuria, Mongolia, and Tibet.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Morrie’s high, smoky voice took me back to my university years, when I thought rich people were evil, a shirt and tie were prison clothes, and life without freedom to get up and go motorcycle beneath you, breeze in your face, down the streets of Paris, into the mountains of Tibet—was not a good life at all.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • Once, for example, Gordon picked up on the fact that trendsetters were developing a sudden interest in Tibet and the Dalai Lama.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Up front was the desk where the nice old lady, Miss Watriss, purple-stamped your books, but down off away were Tibet and Antarctica, the Congo.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes

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  • It’s not easy to judge, but probably some part of Tibet.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Tonks here, for one — she’s too young to have been in the Order of the Phoenix last time, and having Aurors on our side is a huge advantage — Kingsley Shacklebolt’s been a real asset, too; he’s in charge of the hunt for Sirius, so he’s been feeding the Ministry information that Sirius is in Tibet.’
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • But is any relationship a relationship in time and only in time? I eat a persimmon and the teeth of a tinker in Tibet are put on edge.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • Even Tibet is not Tibet anymore.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Tantric symbolism was carried by medieval Buddhism out of India into Tibet, China, and Japan.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Mortenson took his tea, then washed with a bucket of cold water and the last bit of the Tibet Snow brand soap he’d been rationing all week.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Didst hear of Bhotiyal [Tibet]?
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • And then it occurred to her: "My mother and I saw this really interesting documentary on Tibet last week," Ruth said.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • The McGanums said good-by as though they were going to Tibet instead of to the station to catch No. 7 north.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • He was thirteen years older than I. I didn’t really know him when I was growing up, because I was only four years old when, in August 1965, he left for Tibet.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Burma or Tibet if we can find passage.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • Such piles of stone are found, too, on the high passes of Tibet, and in Mongolia.
    Louis L’Amour  --  The Broken Gun
  • The great monastery in Tibet.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • The last I had heard, Tibet was in the hands of unfriendly peace-lovers.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • I think I’m in Tibet.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • And those other drugs that do almost as much for us; some kids go Earthside to school now; And Tibet catapult—took seventeen years instead of ten; Kilimanjaro job was finished sooner.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Temperance, tolerance, and sexual equality were intelligible cries to them; whereas they did not follow our Forward Policy in Tibet with the keen attention that it merits, and would at times dismiss the whole British Empire with a puzzled, if reverent, sigh.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • I’ve read your book about hunting snow leopards in Tibet, you see," explained the man.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • If these are the Karakorams, Tibet lies beyond.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • ’A guru from Tibet,’ said Kim.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Even Tibet is not Tibet anymore.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • They be Hindus in Tibet, then?’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • His journey to Tibet, riding buses, trains and horses, would have taken him more than a week.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • This is not Tibet.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Another reason why I think of Tibet.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • ’Welcome, then, O lama from Tibet.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • He too wanted to go to Tibet, but my parents refused.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Dying is an art in Tibet.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Merely that we are in Tibet, which is obvious.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • In silence, as we do of Tibet, or speaking aloud?’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • My eldest brother was home from Tibet.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • I cut around the back of another bump and saw that the ridge ahead dropped away and we could see far into Tibet.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Tenzing became a national hero throughout India, Nepal, and Tibet, each of which claimed him as one of their own.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Sherpas are a mountain people, devoutly Buddhist whose forebears migrated south from Tibet four or five centuries ago.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • First, we would probably not even get into Tibet.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • He hatched a scheme to fly a small airplane to Tibet, crash -land it on the flanks of Everest, and proceed to the summit from there.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Demarcating the Nepal-Tibet border, towering more than 12,000 feet above the valleys at its base, Everest looms as a three-sided pyramid of gleaming ice and dark, striated rock.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • In 1949, after centuries of inaccessibility, Nepal opened it borders to the outside world, and a year later the new Communist regime in China closed Tibet to foreigners.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • He was rather taken with this latest phenomenon, a Chinese who spoke perfect English and observed the social formalities of Bond Street amidst the wilds of Tibet.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • He comes from Tibet.’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
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