Kazuaki TanahashiISBN: 0861712773;
From seed to flower to dust, Lotus captures every aspect of a plant that has mesmerized for ages. The book begins with an introduction that chronicles the lotus's prominence in many cultures worldwide and explores its mystical and practical meanings. Striking photos follow, refreshing for the new views they capture of this remarkable flower. Facing the photos are carefully selected poetry and prose pieces, chosen to help create a deeper appreciation of each photo. A pleasing way to relax that both gratifies the mind and feeds the eye, Lotus is at once a tranquil and evocative presentation of a flower that has inspired generations.
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