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Add This - Lila

Written by Robert PirsigAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Robert Pirsig

  • Format: Paperback, 480 pages
  • Publisher: Bantam
  • On Sale: November 1, 1992
  • Price: $7.99
  • ISBN: 978-0-553-29961-8 (0-553-29961-1)
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This is a successor to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Its narrator and protagonist, Phaedrus, "is a writer grappling with his latest treatise, the 'metaphysics of Quality.' Lila, his aging and desperate wharf-bar pickup, provides the right amount of antagonism and criticism to hone his ruminations of life and civilization to something understandable and real." (Library Journal).