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

Author: Peter Flannery; Robert M Pirsig; James Purefoy
Publisher: North Kingstown, RI : AudioGO, 2013, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Drama
Named Person: Robert M Pirsig; Robert M Pirsig
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Flannery; Robert M Pirsig; James Purefoy
ISBN: 9781624603037 1624603033
OCLC Number: 828862621
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact disc.
"Includes bonus 10 minutes not heard on radio"--Container.
Performer(s): A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatization starring James Purefoy.
Description: 2 sound discs (1 hr., 40 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Robert M. Pirsig ; [dramatized by Peter Flannery].

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A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance 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.

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