GARY GEDDES is a poet, writer, editor and critic. He has written and edited more than 30 books, including the bestselling Sailing Home, and won over a dozen national and international awards, among them theAmericas Best Book Award and the Gabriela Mistral Prize. Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things will be published in the US in Spring 2007 by Sterling Books. Most recently, Geddes was Distinguished Professor of Canadian Culture at Western Washington University. He lives in Sooke, British Columbia. Visit him online at www.garygeddes.ca.Présentation de l'éditeur :
Inspired by the legend of a 5th-century Buddhist monk who crossed the Pacificand visited the Americas, Gary Geddes set out on a journey that took him from Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things takes itstitle from a Chinese term for the scope and wonders of life—full of adventure,philosophy and excitement. Compelling and richly comic, this is the nationallybestselling story of a remarkable odyssey.
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Description du livre Phyllis Bruce Books Perennial, 2006. État : Very Good. First Paperback Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. N° de réf. du libraire GRP86333847
Description du livre Phyllis Bruce Books Perennial. Paperback. État : Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. N° de réf. du libraire G0006391567I3N00
Description du livre HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto, Canada, 2006. Soft cover. État : Fine. 1st Ed. Thus. xiv+332pp. Pictorial covers, b/w illust., maps, p.s. Light shelf wear o/w F. In this 50,000- mile journey through Afghanistan, Himalayas, the Taklamakan Desert, and China, Geddes follows the trail of Huishen, the Afghan monk who fled from Kabul to China 1,000 years before Columbus. Sacred, profane, disturbing, and richly comic, Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things is a cornucopia of adventure, philosophy, humour, and hearsay. Size: Octavo. Book. N° de réf. du libraire 000208
Description du livre Harper Perennial, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2006. First softcover edition. This copy is SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the first blank page: "For D____ with fond regards, Gary Geddes." A Fine, brand new copy. N° de réf. du libraire 7100