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  • Few books transform a generation and then establish themselves as touchstones for the generations that follow. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is one such book. This modern epic of a man's search for meaning became an instant bestseller on publication in 1974, acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters. It continues to inspire millions.
  • 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.
  • This new edition contains an interview with Pirsig and letters and documents detailing how this extraordinary book came to be.

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THE CLASSIC BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED MILLIONS
A penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better
Few books transform a generation and then establish themselves as touchstones for the generations that follow. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is one such book. This modern epic of a man's search for meaning became an instant bestseller on publication in 1974, acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters. It continues to inspire millions.

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.
This new edition contains an interview with Pirsig and letters and documents detailing how this extraordinary book came to be.

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I think I'm the only person on the planet who hated this book. Loved the title, thought the book was really overrated.
Lol, no, that's a common misconception. This book is about the Cronus Zen gaming controller adapter.
I'm with you. I was into it at first, but then I thought it kind of went up its own butt, so to speak, and started obsessing over trivialities.

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With everything we're all going through, a great time to re-read this one - thanks!
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Is this applicable to modern motorcycles or only classic models?
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Is this applicable to modern motorcycles or only classic models?
Lol, no, that's a common misconception. This book is about the Cronus Zen gaming controller adapter.
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We all waste so much time on trivialities and money on frivolous things.
This book is a very worthwhile investment of a few hours. At $1.99 - it is cheaper than a cone of ice cream or a parking slot.

If you spend time reading this book, I guarantee that you would learn something to make your life better.

I own this book in hardcover but at this price bought additional ebooks for friends and family.
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One of my favorites. Buy it if you haven't read it! Great mixture of story and philosophy.
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Good book, but free at my library for ebook and audiobook.
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I think I'm the only person on the planet who hated this book. Loved the title, thought the book was really overrated.
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I loved the story and surface-level philosophy of quality, but half way through it gets very deep into quality and I enjoy it less than the first half. Still a great read!
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That book is quality. Big Grin
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I think I'm the only person on the planet who hated this book. Loved the title, thought the book was really overrated.
Care to share why?
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Lol, no, that's a common misconception. This book is about the Cronus Zen gaming controller adapter.
Ah, I see you are a man of culture as well. That's one of my favorite adapters, I had no idea there was a book about it.
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The fact that it was written in 1974, forty years before the adapter even existed, makes the book all the more impressive. 😉
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The fact that it was written in 1974, forty years before the adapter even existed, makes the book all the more impressive. 😉
Great product Ideas don't come from nowhere. You should read the book.
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