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    When I first read Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance I felt somewhat bewildered I loved his passion I loved the intensity of his relationships and his beliefs about life And yet I felt he was over his head trying to build sanity on shaky ground He desperately tried to shore up that foundation wit

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    While Robert Pirsig was open in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance about his personal life and the effect it had on his loved ones he

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    There's something about reading a book while you're sick a strange dislocation that both concentrates the mind and sets the imagination adrift For the last couple days I've been home with a bad cold reading Zen

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    Not the greatest book I ever read definitely took advantage of ZAMM hype to publicize a mediocre road trip retracing Pirsig's steps Read ZAMM and save yourself the trouble of reading this one Though I learned a few things about Rober

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    Would you listen to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance again WhyYes I would listen again I may take a listen to the dramatized version to provide a greater audible depth into the story The story of father and son I was able to follow and even at times made me sad The philosophical elements of the book we

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    Narrated by Buck SchirnerUnabridged 9 hrs and 58 minsPublisher's SummaryIn 1968 Robert Pirsig and his son Chris made the cross country motorcycle trip that was the basis for Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance a book that has inspired generations with its searching personal and philosophical narrativeAfter rereading the book at the onse

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    This is a first person account of a journalist who follows in Robert Pirsig's well not footsteps tire marks I su

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    This book is the sort of rumination on popular culture artifacts with a recent 30 years history that is enormously popular right now with boomer

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    Mark Richardson retraces Robert Pirsig historic trek in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance to discover for

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    Ordinarily I would not find a book about motorcycling and long distance travels very interesting but from the moment I took this volume off the library shelf and started leafing through it I started getting deja vu experinces I had read Pirsig's book back in the 70's sometime in conjunction with some humanities

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