The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookbrig - LibraryThing
I liked the format, and I definitely learned about the Dalai Lama's history. The mixed format, with the main story told with art and brief interludes of photographs, was also great because it mixed a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - greeniezona - LibraryThing
Another book I checked out for the readathon but ended up reading before it started. The cover was so charming, and the Dalai Lama and Tibet are topics I've long felt that I should know more about, to ... Read full review