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A stranger in Tibet

the adventures of a wandering Zen monk

by Scott Berry

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Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Kawaguchi, Ekai,
    • Scholars, Buddhist -- Japan -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 312-314.

      StatementScott Berry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ968.A8957 B47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2069201M
      ISBN 100870118919
      LC Control Number88081849


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