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Buddha. 1, Kapilavastu

Author: Osamu Tezuka
Publisher: New York : Vertical, Inc., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The first volume of Osamu Tezuka's fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha. Introduces Chapra, a slave boy who tries to escape his fate; Chapra's slave mother, who sticks by him no matter what; Tatta, a crazed wild child pariah who communes with animals; and Naradatta, a monk attempting to decipher strange portents of the Buddha's birth.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Biographical comic books, strips, etc
Historical fiction
Adventure fiction
Comic books, strips, etc. Fiction
Named Person: Gautama Buddha
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Osamu Tezuka
ISBN: 193223456X 9781932234565
OCLC Number: 67710761
Notes: Translated from the Japanese.
"Originally published in Japanese as Budda dai ikkan Kapiravasutu by Ushio Shuppansha, Tokyo, 1987"--T.p. verso.
"The artwork of the original has been produced as a mirror-image in order to conform with the English language"--T.p. verso.
"This work of fiction contains characters and episodes that are not part of the historical record"--T.p. verso.
Description: 400 p. : chiefly ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Brahmin --
Tatta the urchin --
General Budai --
The Announcement --
Chapra --
The King's cup --
The Birth --
The Contest --
All for a cure --
The Prophecy --
The Judgment --
The Wall of death.
Other Titles: Budda.
Kapilavastu
Responsibility: Osamu Tezuka.

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The first volume of Osamu Tezuka's fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha. Introduces Chapra, a slave boy who tries to escape his fate; Chapra's slave mother, who sticks by him no matter what; Tatta, a crazed wild child pariah who communes with animals; and Naradatta, a monk attempting to decipher strange portents of the Buddha's birth.

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