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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance By Robert M. Pirsig

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
by Robert M. Pirsig

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The narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son becomes a text which speaks directly to the confusions and agonies of existence, detailing a personal, philosophical odyssey.
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Summary


Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: 25th Anniversary Edition: 25th Anniversary Edition by Robert M. Pirsig

Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, the book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live. Resonant with the confusions of existence, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a touching and transcendent book of life.

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Reviews


"Profoundly important...full of insights into our most perplexing contemporary dilemmas" New York Times "Mr Pirsig has written a work of great, perhaps urgent, importance... Read this book" Observer "The book is inspired, original...the narrative tact, the perfect economy of effect defy criticism. The analogies with Moby Dick are patent" New Yorker "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is an unforgettable trip" Time "Disturbing, deeply moving, full of insights...this is a wonderful book" Times Literary Supplement

About Robert M. Pirsig


Robert M. Pirsig was born in 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He holds degrees in chemistry, philosophy, and journalism and also studied Oriental philosophy at Benares Hindu University in India. He is the author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and Lila.

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GOR001413074
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: 25th Anniversary Edition: 25th Anniversary Edition by Robert M. Pirsig
Robert M. Pirsig
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1999-11-18
432
0099322617
9780099322610
N/A
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