The conference of the birds / Peter Sís

Author(s): Sís, Peter, 1949-
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Subjects: Birds
Quests (Expeditions)
Mysticism
Sufi poetry, Persian--Translations into English
Sufism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Penguin Press, 2011
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Added Titles: ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, d. ca. 1230 Manṭiq al-ṭa
Notes: Summary: Presents an illustrated tale of thirty birds and their perilous journey through the seven valleys of Quest, Love, Understanding, Detachment, Unity, Amazement, and Death in a quest to find their true king, the Simorgh
OCLC Number: 757928122