Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: 40th Anniversary Edition by Robert Pirsig ISBN:9780099598169

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

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'A brilliant and original book… Everybody should read it' Guardian

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.

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.


About the Author: 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.

 

Additional information

Genre

Popular philosophy

Readership Level

General (US: Trade)

ISBN

9780099598169

Date of Publication

11 Sep 2014

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: 40th Anniversary Edition by Robert Pirsig ISBN 9780099598169

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