The Secret Lives of Alexandra David-Neel: A Biography of the Explorer of Tibet and Its Forbidden Practices is published by Overlook Hardcover in January 1998. This book has 366 pages in English, ISBN-13 978-0879517748.
Alexandra David-Neel was the first European to explore Tibet at a time when foreigners were banned. Few people have led a life of adventure equal to hers, or made so much of it. This book presents a vividly detailed chronicle of David-Neel’s quest to conquer her personal demons and of the outer journey that made her one of the most celebrated figures of her day. 26 photos. 2 maps.