Here is an opportunity to approach one of the world's greatest spiritual teachers through the timeless tale of his search for enlightenment and the end of suffering. This is the first account of the Buddha's story that blends the elements of history, legend, and Buddhist teachings into a compelling, page-turning narrative. Experience the Buddha's life from extravagant youth and ascetic renunciation to awakening and decades of profound teaching. 'The Buddha: The Story of an Awakened Life' is a simple, elegant introduction to the Buddha's path, in which you may 'work out your salvation with diligence'.
David Kherdian is the author of over 60 books of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and children's literature. He has won the Newbery Honor Book, Boston Globe/Horn Book Award, Lewis Carrol Bookshelf Award, Jane Addams Peace Award, and has been nominated for the National Book Award, and Friend of America Writers Award. He lives in Chatham, New York.