Serendipity Of Andrew George: Sequel To Free At Last In Paradise

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What a British International Civil Servant with ten years in Sri Lanka says about the book: The imaginary discourses in Ananda Guruge's 'Voices from ancient Sri Lanka' come full-circle in the 'Serendipity of Andrew George' in which the country, its peoples and their cultures are explored at the present time. It is unique in its comprehensive approach to the reality of modern Sri Lanka. Many visiting Sri Lanka will stay in Colombo, Kandyand Galle and think they have seen and come to know the country. 'Serendipity of Andrew George' with its detailed account of thegeography, history, art and architecture, religions, and societies in all their diversity will show them just what they have missed. A more comprehensiveaccount of any country and of its society would be hard to find. It is a remarkable mix of biography and extensive travel throughout Sri Lanka. It can be read as a novel and also as a travel guide. Written in the form of a biography of a third generation American immigrant returning to the Island in search of his hit her to unknown roots, it leads one to fascinating experiences in an ancient nation with its exotic customs, taboos and social norms. A compulsive read for visitors and even those reading at home over breakfast. I only wish I had it during my ten years in Sri Lanka as it would have enabled me to add to my enjoyment of a wonderful island. David J. Vickery, School Building Architect, UNESCO Representative in Sri Lanka in 1960s Frithville, Boston, Lincolnshire, Britain

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Dr. Ananda W.P. Gurugeis Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of the International Academy of Buddhismand Editor of Hsi Lai Journal of Humanistic Buddhism of Hsi Lai University, Los Angeles County, California and an adjunct professor of Buddhism, Hinduism, andPeace Studies of California State University, Fullerton. Former Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary of Sri Lanka to UNESCO, France and USA (withnon-resident accreditation to Spain, Algeria and Mexico); and former Senior SpecialAdviser to the Director General of UNESCO. Author of over forty-five books and175 research papers on Buddhism, Asian History, Education and SanskritLiterature. Among them are the historical novels on Sri Lanka: Voicesfrom Ancient Sri Lanka, Colombo, Government Press 1990 and Freeat Last in Paradise (A Historical Novel on Sri Lanka), BrynMawr, Pennsylvania, USA 1998 buy books on the web and paper back edition, Bloomington, Indiana, USA 2000 1stbooks Library. Most recent publications: TheUnforgettable Dharmapala, 1stbooks Library, 2002 and Humanistic Buddhism for Social Well-being, Hacienda Heights, California, USA Buddha Light Publishing 2003. E-mail: anandaguruge@cs.com; Address: 8351 Snowbird Drive, Huntington Beach, CA92646, United States of America.

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