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Author Pirsig, Robert M.

Title Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values
Published New York : W. Morrow, 1974


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Description 412pages
Summary 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. The narrator's relationship with his son leads to a powerful self-reckoning the craft of motorcycle maintenance leads to an austerely beautiful process for reconciling science, religion, and humanism. Resonant with the confusions of existence, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a touching and transcendent book of life
Notes Autobiographical
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
SUBJECT Pirsig, Robert M.
Subject Société d'ergonomie de langue française.
Fathers and sons -- United States.
Fathers and sons.
Self (Philosophy)
SUBJECT United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 73012275
ISBN 0688002307