AUTHORS

Thomas Laird

Thomas Laird was based in Kathmandu, Nepal for thirty years and now divides his time between there and New Orleans. He has worked as a journalist for Time, Asiaweek and Newsweek. His first non-fiction book was Into Tibet: The CIA's First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa.
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Deeply absorbing... Laird brilliantly weaves together the disparate strands of politics and religion... What emerges is a figure of extraordinary resilience, equanimity, and optimism... A valuable and fascinating addition to the canon.Mick Brown
Daily Telegraph

Remarkable... The Dalai Lama emerges from this book more fully and, if I may say, more as a human being than from most of the dozens of other books in which he appears.Jonathan Mirsky
Literary Review

Thomas Laird captures the beauty, the magnificence, the humour of this world spiritual leader.James Lilley, former U.S. Ambassador to China and South Korea