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 One of the most influential and provocative books of its generation continues to attract and inspire readers of all ages with its intriguing blend of ancient and Eastern philosophy, cultural criticism, and scientific inquiry. Full descriptionReview:
"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)
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Book Description Vintage/Ebury (a Division of R, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110099322617
Book Description Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099322617
Book Description Vintage, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 448 pages. 7.76x5.12x1.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099322617