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Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance : an inquiry into values

Pirsig, Robert M., http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83231586, author.

New York : HarperTorch an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2006]

xv, 540 pages ; 18 cm.

Uses a long motorcycle trip to frame a prolonged exploration of the world of ideas, about life and how best to live it. It references perspectives from Western and Eastern Civilizations as it explores the central question of the how to pursue technology so that human life is enriched rather than degraded. Narrated in the first person, it incorporates a parallel presentation of trip details and an ongoing retrospective concerning dramatic events from the Narrator's past, creating rich symbolism and including numerous analogies reinforcing the overall theme of coming to terms with the mysteries of why we exist and how best to live.

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ISBN:

978-0-06-058946-2 (pbk.)

ISBN:

978-0-06-058946-2 (pbk.)

LC Call No:

CT275.P648 A3 2006

Dewey Class No:

917.3/04/92092 B 22

Author:

Pirsig, Robert M., http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83231586, author.

Title:

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

Physical:

xv, 540 pages ; 18 cm.

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

Summary:

Uses a long motorcycle trip to frame a prolonged exploration of the world of ideas, about life and how best to live it. It references perspectives from Western and Eastern Civilizations as it explores the central question of the how to pursue technology so that human life is enriched rather than degraded. Narrated in the first person, it incorporates a parallel presentation of trip details and an ongoing retrospective concerning dramatic events from the Narrator's past, creating rich symbolism and including numerous analogies reinforcing the overall theme of coming to terms with the mysteries of why we exist and how best to live.

Subject:

Pirsig, Robert M.

Subject:

Fathers and sons--United States.

Subject:

Self.

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