The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography by Tetsu SaiwaiThe 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography by Tetsu Saiwai

The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography

byTetsu SaiwaiIllustratorTetsu SaiwaiText byTetsu Saiwai

Paperback | September 28, 2010

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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.
Tetsu Saiwai is a manga artist from Japan. Throughout his career spanning over twenty years, he has published a number of educational mangas with regards to environmental protections and human rights issues. Aside from mangas, he is a passionate puppeteer, and plans to open a puppet troupe to advocate similar and important themes for h...
Title:The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga BiographyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.56 inShipping dimensions:8.4 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:September 28, 2010Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143118153

ISBN - 13:9780143118152