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

Pirsig, Robert M. (Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 818.54 PIR (Text) 30477100818172 Front Desk: Display Checked out 08/22/2017
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 917.304 PIR (Text) 72436000052076 Adult nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Pirsig (Text) 31208911138602 non-fiction Checked out 08/20/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Pirsig (Text) 31208912541903 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780060839871 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0060839872 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 430 pages, 16 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 25th anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Wlilliam Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 1999.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes P.S. Insights, Interviews & more...(p. 2-16).
Summary, etc.: "Phaedrus, our narrator, takes a present-tense cross-country motorcycle trip with his son during which the maintenance of the motorcycle becomes an illustration of how we can unify the cold, rational realm of technology with the warm, imaginative realm of artistry. As in Zen, the trick is to become one with the activity, to engage in it fully, to see and appreciate all details--be it hiking in the woods, penning an essay, or tightening the chain on a motorcycle. The magic of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance turns out to lie not in the answers it gives, but in the questions it raises and the way it raises them."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Pirsig, Robert M.
Motorcycle touring > United States.
Voyages and travels.
Values.
Self-disclosure.
Popular culture > United States > 20th century.
Conduct of life.
Philosophy.

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