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BROUGHTON COBURN, author or editor of seven books, including two national bestsellers, has worked in environmental conservation and development projects in the Himalaya for more than two of the past three decades.  In addition he has directed projects for the World Bank, World Wildlife Fund, and American Himalayan Foundation.

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Aama in America
A Pilgrimage of the Heart
Written by Broughton Coburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 1, 1996
Price: $14.95

"A lovely, memorable tale."--San Francisco Examiner.  A vivid chronicle of what became a 25-state, coast-to-coast adventure, Aama in America gives an alternately rollicking and profound account of an 84-year-old Himalayan woman's first journey across America--and of the insights she offered her America companions into their country and themselves. Read more >
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Aama in America
A Pilgrimage of the Heart
Written by Broughton Coburn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Vast Unknown
America's First Ascent of Everest
Written by Broughton Coburn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.99

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