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Of Cats and Kings

By: De Vries, Clare

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001544

ISBN: 1582342075

Condition: New with no dust jacket

Fed up with looking for the perfect man, Clare de Vries sets off with a more achievable goal in mind - to find the perfect cat. In the sequal to I & Claudius - Clare de Vries' journey across the USA with her beloved brown Burmese - our heroine travels through Burma and Thailand in search of a replacement for her dearly departed Claudius. Veering from nasty dives to luxurious spas and dodging lecherous cat breeders and ruthless elephant traders, Clare learns the basic tenets of Buddhism, receives a liberal dousing at the annual Thingyan celebrations, and learns the history of the precious Siame... View more info


By: Choedon, Yeshi; Norbu, Dawa

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Torrance, California, U. S. A., Heian Intl Pub Co: 1998

Seller ID: 001521

ISBN: 8174370943

Condition: New in New dust jacket

The very mention of Tibet evokes in the mind of the reader the image of a nation perilously situated in a geo-political matrix caught in the crossfire of history. However, this book reaches beyond immediate history to narrate Tibet's fascinating story of multiple traditions overlaid with legend, folklore, religious ceremony and festivals, and a natural beauty which leaves onlookers breathless. The history of the periods prior to and following the emergence of a theocratic polity, permeating every aspect of society in a world increasingly marked by the declining influence of religion, are some ... View more info