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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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"The real cycle you're working on is a cycle called 'yourself.'" One of the most important and influential books of the past half-century, Robert M. Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a powerful, moving, and penetrating examination of how we live and a meditation on how to live better. The narrative of a father on a summer motorcycle trip across America's Northwest with his young son, it becomes a profound personal and philosophical odyssey into life's fundamental questions. A true modern classic, it remains at once touching and transcendent, resonant with the myriad confusions of existence and the small, essential triumphs that propel us forward.

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'A brilliant and original book... Everybody should read it' Guardian 20030623

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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 this book's sequal, entitled Lila.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099786405
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage Classics
  • : November 1973
  • : 194mm X 131mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert M. Pirsig
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : en
  • : 917.304923
  • : 432