Maybe this forum should be titled Sutra & Shastra Studies.
In any case, this book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche is sub-titled Seeing the Guru as Buddha
. It has a Foreword by HH Sakya Trizin, a glossary, index, bibliography and is almost 500 pages.
Here is a little about it:http://www.lamayeshe.com/index.php?sect=article&id=530
Only consider helping others and forget yourself. Master Hsuan Hua