Buddha Laughing: A Tricycle Book of Cartoons
1st prtg., softcover, small volume, very good condition, desk, blm50. Bookseller Inventory # 17100
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From the Publisher:
The idea for this book came to me as I lay in the bath, thinking about a cartoon I had just seen in Tricycle Magazine. It showed the Dalai Lama leaning over to talk to a pint-sized young monk whose hand was being held by a character in dark glasses and a floral shirt, clutching a mobile phone. The caption read, "This man says you're the reincarnation of Jimmy Stewart, and you belong in L.A." How wonderful it would be, I thought, to emulate the little books of New Yorker cartoons and find a way for Buddhists to laugh at themselves and others to laugh with them. And this is the result. I'd always wondered why so many statues and drawings of the Buddha showed him chuckling and now I think I know the answer.
--Toinette Lippe, editorial director of Bell Tower
Title: Buddha Laughing: A Tricycle Book of Cartoons
Publisher: Bell Tower/Crown, 1999
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Soft cover
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