Author of Seven Years in Tibet - level 2, A12
This article is about one man. His name is Heinrich Harrer. He was born in 1912 in Austria and he died on 7th January 2006 when he was 94 years old.
He was a traveller, photographer and writer. He wrote more than 20 books. The best was Seven Years in Tibet with 4 million books sold in the world. It was translated into 53 languages and it was the world’s bestseller. Harrer wrote this book about his life in Tibet, about his life with Dalai Lama and how he taught Dalai Lama English. This book was filmed in 1997 with Brad Pitt.
Heinrich Harrer was a famous person in Austria and he had his own TV show. In October 2002 he got a present from Dalai Lama for his help to Tibet.
Written by David for News in Levels
Interesting words: bestseller, famous.
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