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Nov 01, 1992
| ISBN 9780553299618
Nov 06, 2013
| ISBN 9780307764218
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Nov 01, 1992 | ISBN 9780553299618
Nov 06, 2013 | ISBN 9780307764218
The author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance examines life’s essential issues as he recounts the journey down the Hudson River in a sailboat of his philosopher-narrator Phaedrus.
In this bestselling new book, his first in seventeen years, Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, takes us on a poignant and passionate journey as mysterious and compelling as his first life-changing work. Instead of a motorcycle, a sailboat carries his philosopher-narrator Phaedrus down the Hudson River as winter closes in. Along the way he picks up a most unlikely traveling companion: a woman named Lila who in her desperate sexuality, hostility, and oncoming madness threatens to disrupt his life. In Lila Robert M. Pirsig has crafted a unique work of adventure and ideas that examines the essential issues of the nineties as his previous classic did the seventies.
Robert Pirsig was born in 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He held degrees in chemistry, philosophy, and journalism and also studied at Benares Hindu University in India. He was the author of the classic Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and its… More about Robert Pirsig
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