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The Way of the Bull (Fawcett Crest Book)

3.86  ·  Rating Details ·  307 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
A journey toward fulfillment. A quest for awareness. Leo F. Buscaglia inspires you to discover your own road to peace.

Here is the beautiful story of Buscaglia's travels from Japan and Hong Kong to Cambodia and Calcutta on his personal quest for discovery. As he learned, according to centuries-old Oriental tradition, the bull represents life, energy, truth and action. But o
Paperback, 175 pages
Published February 1st 1984 by Ballantine Books (first published August 13th 1957)
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Tom Lewis
May 25, 2013 Tom Lewis rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My (And the author's) favorite of his many writings. I read it after reading a number of his other books and saw in it the living reality of his philosophy. On the surface it is a mere telling of his travels in the East. Underneath it is akin to his Acts of the Apostles. The way he expresses his valuation of the lowliest of people in the slums of Calcutta brings tears to my eyes every time I read this book. Honestly I wouldn't recommend that this be the first of Buscaglia's works you read. Or th ...more
Dec 27, 2007 Jennifer rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Jennifer by: my mother's bookshelf
Speaking of identity quests through Asia, this guy covers a lot of ground. I like that he lets stories speak for themselves instead of miring them in gobble-dee-gook, and there are some amazing stories about connections between human beings, but it was not as life-changing as the 1970s back cover promised.
George Smith
Dec 04, 2016 George Smith rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this as a give-away paperback in wooden book library box that some group has put up along the paths in my city (a great idea: take a book and bring another back). This was published in 1973 and covers travels in the orient to various countries (Japan, of course, but many others). It is thus dated and old, probably these places were visited in the late sixties. It would have been helpful if the author gave the date of these visits ...Cambodia, for example, in the mid-70s shortly after the ...more
This book purports to be the author's personal spiritual journey, but really, it's a story of his travels around the world. There really isn't much spirituality in the book, except for the usual "we are all one" kind of epiphany. There are plenty of much better spiritual journey stories out there. But if you are interested in a man's travels through mostly Asian countries in the 1960's & 70's, you might find this interesting.
This book is the reason I wanted to travel the world. And I did do just that. Leo inspired me to get out there and see the great big world and all the people who are just like me, only different. I learned that everyone really has the same wants and fears- and the Jesus is the answer for everyone. Great book!
Mar 06, 2013 Agi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I like Buscaglia's gentle style and his drive to see not just the tourist attractions while traveling but to meet the every day people of each place . His accounts are fascinating to read and clearly he had a lot of fun.
This book is about Leo Buscaglia's travels through Asia. What I learnt was that sometimes we should not judge a book by its cover (people are not always what/how they appear at first) and also to be open to new experiences, to be flexible otherwise you might lose out on some wonderful experiences.
Nikish Chanekar
I read the book. Book felt nice and warm. but i perhaps was expecting too much from.
Jul 21, 2007 Elliott rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of the better travel books I've read. I like that Sri Lanka is still Ceylon in this one.
Lisa Sellers
Feb 02, 2013 Lisa Sellers rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Jan 07, 2014 Eva rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nice book, but suspense is missing!!!
Jun 28, 2008 Joshua rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great read, though as the author suggests I prefer to take my own path - not merely follow his.
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Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia Ph.D. was a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California. He was a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School (Los Angeles).

Leo Buscaglia authored a number of New York Times bestselling inspirational books on love and human reticences on the subject, including The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, Bus 9 to Paradise, Living Loving a
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