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Taking refuge in L.A. life in a Vietnamese Buddhist Temple by Don Farber

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Published by Aperture Foundation in New York City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • California,
  • Los Angeles


  • Vietnamese Buddhist Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • Vietnamese Buddhist Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Pictorial works,
  • Vietnamese -- California -- Los Angeles -- Religion,
  • Vietnamese -- California -- Los Angeles -- Religion -- Pictorial works

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTaking refuge in Los Angeles.
Statementphotographs by Don Farber ; text by Rick Fields ; introduction by Thich Nhat Hanh.
ContributionsFields, Rick., Pacific Asia Museum., Asia Society., Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
LC ClassificationsBQ6377.L672 V544 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2413049M
ISBN 100893812617
LC Control Number87070716

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