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Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance : an inquiry into values / Robert M. Pirsig.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: HarperPerennial modern classicsPublication details: New York HarperPerennial 2005Description: 430, 16 s. 21 cmISBN:
  • 9780060839871 (pbk.)
  • 0060839872 (pbk.)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 917.304924 21
Other classification:
  • Fiction
  • Nqa
Summary: A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, this book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions on 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, this classic is a touching and transcendent book of life.--From publisher description
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A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, this book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions on 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, this classic is a touching and transcendent book of life.--From publisher description

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