COUSIN FELIX MEETS THE BUDDHA: And Other Encounters in China and Tibet.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The new China, where religious pilgrims cross paths with born-again capitalists and uprooted communards, is a chaos of true believers pursuing different, often conflicting, visions of fulfillment. The author and the illustrator, an American newsman and his Taiwanese wife, trail a series of such pilgrims: wandering farmhands, itinerant actors, a qi gong guru, a careerist policeman, a muckraking lawyer, a die-hard revolutionary agitator, a Taiwanese con man, a Tibetan lama, and many more. The result is neither a travelogue nor an analytic set piece, but a moral panorama, lit from within by the divergent hopes of Chinese citizens today." Illustrated by Mei-lang Hsu. 394 pp. ISBN: 0-374-299986.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)