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Zen for Cats: Teachings of the Zen Cat Masters

3.43  ·  Rating Details  ·  28 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Short aphorisms and drawings—with cats—bring out the humor in Zen.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 1st 1993 by Weatherhill
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Mar 22, 2009 Cecilia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cats, animals, humor
Los gatos son seres extraordinarios, de eso no hay duda... En este libro, se demuestra cómo sus pequeñas vidas giran en torno del Zen y de cómo deberíamos adoptarlo para nuestras propias vidas... Claro, al estilo felino :p.
Jun 06, 2016 Darcy rated it really liked it
Shelves: pets
A book written by an official translator of Zen Master writings. Very charming, true to cats...and honestly the best multi-layer description of Zen that I have read. worth spending a little time with!
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Jul 26, 2011 Jobiska (Cindy) rated it it was ok
Shelves: cats
Eh, it's a cute idea, but neither the illustrations nor the captions are witty enough to captivate me. Passing along.
Mar 19, 2015 Catsalive rated it liked it
Shelves: 2008
Nice. Very clever ink drawings.
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Alfred Birnbaum is an American born in 1957, living in Myanmar when he is not traveling elsewhere.

He has spend many years in Japan since childhood, and has been actively involved in the visual and performing arts there. He is also one of the leading translators of contemporary Japanese fiction, with three major novels by Haruki Murakami, and the award-winning A Burden of Flowers by Natsuki Izekawa
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