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Siddhartha

Author: Hermann Hesse
Publisher: Cutchogue, N.Y. : Buccaneer Books, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the novel, "Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962.
Siddhartha.
Cutchogue, N.Y. : Buccaneer Books, ©1976
(OCoLC)645883179
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Hesse
ISBN: 0899664474 9780899664477
OCLC Number: 17288366
Description: 152 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Hermann Hesse.

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In the novel, "Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom.

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