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The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha

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This funny, action-packed travelogue through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka introduces readers to the basics of Buddhism in a way that could not be more entertaining, nor more thought-provoking. This is a "Year of Living Dangerously" that provides a compelling look into the clash of civilizations in a little-known corner of our shrinking world.

Synopsis:

Buddhism, Booze, and the Four Noble Truths

About the Author

Stephen T. Asma is a professor of Buddhism at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of the illustrated, bestselling Buddha for Beginners and the highly acclaimed Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums.

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ISBN:
9780060834500
Author:
Asma, Stephen T
Publisher:
HarperOne
Author:
Asma, Stephen T.
Author:
by Stephen T. Asma
Author:
Enoch, Suzanne
Subject:
Asia - Southeast
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Theravada Buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism - Theravada
Subject:
Romance - General
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Plus
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.00x5.44x.73 in. .57 lbs.

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