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Abandon: A Romance

By: Pico Iyer

Price: $10.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002732

ISBN: 0670049603

Condition: New


John Macmillan is an Englishman in California studying Sufism, and in particular Rumi, the thirteenth-century Islamic mystic and at present the best-selling poet in America. Traveling to Damascus, he hears rumors of a secret, heretical manuscript that might have escaped from Iran during the chaos of its Revolution, and taking a message back to California, ends up encountering Camilla Jensen, an open if somewhat wayward Californian, who seems in some way connected to the world of fugitive texts. Following the trail of mystical poems through Spain and India to Iran, and trying to unravel the my... View more info

Abandon: A Romance

By: Pico Iyer

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002733

ISBN: 0143031546

Condition: New


John Macmillan is an Englishman in California studying Sufism, and in particular Rumi, the thirteenth-century Islamic mystic and at present the best-selling poet in America. Traveling to Damascus, he hears rumors of a secret, heretical manuscript that might have escaped from Iran during the chaos of its Revolution, and taking a message back to California, ends up encountering Camilla Jensen, an open if somewhat wayward Californian, who seems in some way connected to the world of fugitive texts. Following the trail of mystical poems through Spain and India to Iran, and trying to unravel the my... View more info

The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

By: Pico Iyer

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin/Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023055

ISBN: 0670082244

Condition: New


One of the most acclaimed and perceptive observers of globalism and Buddhism now gives us the first serious consideration—for Buddhist and non-Buddhist alike—of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama’s work and ideas as a politician, scientist, and philosopher. Pico Iyer has been engaged in conversation with the Dalai Lama (a friend of his father’s) for the last three decades—an ongoing exploration of his message and its effectiveness. Now, in this insightful, impassioned book, Iyer captures the paradoxes of the Dalai Lama’s position: though he has brought the ideas of Tibet to world attention... View more info