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This short summary and analysis of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values includes: Historical contextChapter-by-chapter overviewsCast of charactersThemes and symbolsImportant quotesFascinating triviaGlossary of termsSupporting material to enhance your understanding of the original workAbout Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig:
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is three books in one, including the author’s account of a transcontinental journey, his struggle to reconcile both halves of an identity fragmented by his own mental illness, and a rumination on Eastern versus Western philosophy.
Now, more than forty years since its original release, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance has become a modern classic—the kind of book that challenges readers to step outside of their everyday thoughts and consider some of life’s most profound questions through the entertaining lens of a father-son trip.
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