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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

by Robert Pirsig

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PUBLISHED: 11th September 2014
ISBN: 9780099598169
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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.
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  • Paperback
    $21.46
PUBLISHED: 11th September 2014
ISBN: 9780099598169
ANNOTATION:
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.

Annotation

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.

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

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.

Review

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

Product Details

Author
Robert Pirsig
Year
2014
ISBN-10
0099598167
ISBN-13
9780099598169
Media
Book
Publication Date
2014-09-11
Pages
432
Edition
40th
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
40th Anniversary Edition
Short Title
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade
UK Release Date
2014-09-11

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22 Sep, 2017
By Brad