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The 14th Dalai Lama

A Manga Biography

By Tåoru Saiwai

A new way of getting to know one of the world's most beloved spiritual leaders.

Featuring a charmingly illustrated format that will appeal to readers of all ages, this unique biography is an ideal introduction to the leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile. Born in 1935 to a peasant family in a small village, Tenzin Gyatso was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of his predecessor, the Thirteenth Dalai Lama. In 1950, His Holiness assumed full political power when China invade Tibet-a tragedy that forever changed him and shaped his efforts on behalf of world peace, for which he was award the Nobel Peace Prize. This graphic novel is an appealing and approachable depiction of the life and personality of an iconic figure.

Format

Book

Availability

2 available at Main (Downtown)
  • GN MANGA Fourteenth, Manga
  • GN MANGA Fourteenth, Manga

Publish Date

2010

ISBN

9780143118152


Format: Book
Author: Saiwai, Tåoru
Title: The 14th Dalai Lama : a manga biography / Tetsu Saiwai.
Publisher Date: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2010.
Subject: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935- -- Comic books, strips, etc. Dalai lamas -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc. Graphic novels
Isbn: 9780143118152 (pbk.) 0143118153 (pbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: GN MANGA Fourteenth
Oclc: 515456719
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Bib Id: 350398

Format: Book
Author: Saiwai, Tåoru.
Title: The 14th Dalai Lama : a manga biography / Tetsu Saiwai.
Publisher, Date: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2010.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935- -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Dalai lamas -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Graphic novels
Other Title: Fourteenth Dalai Lama
Notes: First published: U.S. : Emotional Content LLC, 2008.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2010019287
ISBN: 9780143118152 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0143118153 (pbk.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: GN MANGA Fourteenth