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The Resource The open road : the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Pico Iyer

The open road : the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Pico Iyer

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The open road : the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama
Title
The open road
Title remainder
the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama
Statement of responsibility
Pico Iyer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is the first serious consideration of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama's work and ideas as a politician, scientist, and philosopher. Author Iyer has been engaged in conversation with the Dalai Lama (a friend of his father's) for three decades--an ongoing exploration of his message and its effectiveness. Now, Iyer captures the paradoxes of the Dalai Lama's position: though he has brought the ideas of Tibet to world attention, Tibet itself is being remade as a Chinese province; though he was born in one of the remotest, least developed places on earth, he has become a champion of globalism and technology. He is a religious leader who warns against being distracted by religion; a Tibetan head of state who suggests that exile from Tibet can be an opportunity; an incarnation of a Tibetan god who stresses his humanity. Iyer illuminates the hidden life, the transforming ideas, and the daily challenges of a global icon.--From publisher description
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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228518
Cataloging source
DLC
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Iyer, Pico
Dewey number
  • 294.3/923092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
BQ7935.B777
LC item number
I94 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Bstan-®dzin-rgya-mtsho
  • Bstan-®dzin-rgya-mtsho
  • Dalai Lama (XIV.)
  • Bstan-®dzin-rgya-mtsho
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the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama
Label
The open road : the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Pico Iyer
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
In public. The conundrum ; The fairy tale ; The icon -- In private. The philosopher ; The mystery ; The monk -- In practice. The globalist ; The politician ; The future
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 275 p.
Isbn
9780307267603
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007043991
System control number
(OCoLC)166367935
Label
The open road : the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Pico Iyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
In public. The conundrum ; The fairy tale ; The icon -- In private. The philosopher ; The mystery ; The monk -- In practice. The globalist ; The politician ; The future
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 275 p.
Isbn
9780307267603
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007043991
System control number
(OCoLC)166367935

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