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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values: an inquiry into values

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Full title zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance an inquiry into values
Author pirsig robert m
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 10:35:08AM
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display_description The novel, published in 1974, 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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series Bantam New Age Book
subject_facet Fathers and sons -- United States, Fathers and sons. -- United States, Life, Pirsig, Robert M, Pirsig, Robert M. -- Travel, Self, Values, Voyages and travels -- Anecdotes
title_display Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values
title_full Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values Pirsig, Robert M., Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance : an inquiry into values / Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance [sound recording] : an inquiry into values / by Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance: an inquiry into values / by Robert M. Pirsig
title_short Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values
title_sub an inquiry into values
topic_facet Fathers and sons, Life, Pirsig, Robert M, Self, Travel, Values, Voyages and travels