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3 edition of Buddhaland Brooklyn found in the catalog.

Buddhaland Brooklyn

a novel

by Richard C. Morais

  • 395 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhists,
  • Social acceptance,
  • FICTION / Cultural Heritage,
  • FICTION / General,
  • Fiction,
  • FICTION / Coming of Age,
  • Japanese

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard C Morais
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3613.O584 B83 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25252966M
    ISBN 109781451669220, 9781451669237, 9781451669244
    LC Control Number2012009160


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“ Buddhaland Brooklyn is a rare gem of a novel in that it is rich with both fabulous description and a juicy plot.”, Shambala Sun "The world Morais creates is quirky and enchanting. His recurring rumination on the meaning of enlightenment and acceptance is worth /5().

'Buddhaland Brooklyn' is the first novel written by Richard Morais that I've read. What a wonderful treasure, a slice-of-life work of contemporary fiction /5. Richard C. Morais is the editor of Penta, a Barron’s website and quarterly magazine. An American raised in Switzerland, Morais has lived most of his life overseas, returning to the United States in He is the author of The Hundred-Foot Journey Brand: Scribner.

Buddhaland Brooklyn, however, is a wonderful read. It's about a Buddhist priest who is "sentenced" to Brooklyn by his superior. The priest dreads the whole experience and quickly discovers that his dread is matched by the boorish souls he encounters in New York.

You know how this is going to turn out, of course, but the journey is worth taking/5(). Description As he approaches his fortieth birthday, the introverted monk Seido Oda is ordered by his superior to leave behind his peaceful refuge in the remote mountains of Japan and set /5().

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“In exquisite prose, Buddhaland Brooklyn illuminates the hearts of wholly different cultures – an isolated Buddhist monastery; bustling New York - and also the universal truths of human life. Reverend Seido Oda’s journey from shut-down, haughty priest to compassionate religious leader is a profoundly moving one making for a complex, beautiful book that lingers in the imagination long Released on: J Editions for Buddhaland Brooklyn: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ).

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Seido Oda spent his boyhood in a small mountainside village in. InScribner published his novel, Buddhaland Brooklyn, a work about a repressed Japanese priest who is sent to Brooklyn to open up a temple. In Morais is currently the editor at Barron ’s Penta magazine, an American finance magazine's quarterly publication and website serving the information needs of wealthy families.

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This peaceful, quiet refuge is the only home the introverted monk has ever. “In exquisite prose, Buddhaland Brooklyn illuminates the hearts of wholly different cultures – an isolated Buddhist monastery; bustling New York - and also the universal truths of human life.

Reverend Seido Oda’s journey from shut-down, haughty priest to compassionate religious leader is a profoundly moving one making for a complex, beautiful book that lingers in the imagination long. ‎Growing up in a quaint mountainside village in Japan, eleven-year-old Oda leaves his family to study with the monks at a nearby Buddhist temple.

From that time, this quiet and peaceful refuge is the only home the monk has ever known until his fortieth birthday draws near and he is ordered by his sup. Buddhaland Brooklyn A Novel (Book): Morais, Richard C.: From the writer whose debut novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey, continues to charm readers around the world comes a modern fairytale about a man who finds his true calling in a foreign land.

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Buddhaland Brooklyn is an easy book to listen to. The writing is clean and simple, the plot moves along at a reasonable pace. My main complaint about this book is that I really didn't like the main character very much.

He came off as a real snob. Perhaps Morais tried a little too hard to state cultural differences between a traditional Japanese. buddhalaNd brooklyN before separating at the end of the hall.

Mr Nakamura went right to the wood-panelled hot baths for men, his wife to the women’s bath quarters to the left. “Okaa-san. I am here.” Mother and the nakai-san, our cleaning help from the village, were inside a guest room facing the river, rolling up the futon.

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