Robert M. Pirsig's Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is an examination of how we live, a meditation on how to live better set around the narration of a summer motorcycle trip across America's Northwest, undertaken by a father & his young son.

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Number of Pages: 540

ISBN: 0060589469

ISBN-13: 9780060589462

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Read as a teenager. Enjoyed it. Had no expectations. Reductionism will make you crazy if you take it too seriously, is the message I got

On his journey from Minnesota to Northern California, the narrator discusses quality and several other philosophical questions through examples and chautauquas. “To truly experience quality, one must both embrace and apply it as best fits the requirements of the situation.”

Both philosophy, both highly recommended

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: gave clarity to my perception of Quality and its utmost importance as a North Star