Satori in Paris
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- Seller:Bennett Books Ltd (ships international!)
- Sales Rank:1,451,874
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.2
- Dimensions (in):6.8 x 2.4 x 0.4
- Publication Date:June 1966
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Kerouac's classic tale of Buddhist Enlightenment, on the road in Paris! In 'Satori in Paris' Jack Kerouac, a footloose American of French-Canadian parentage, voyages to France to seek the origins of his surname! But it is also, perhaps more than any of his other novels, a book about Kerouac's lifelong love affair with Eastern mysticism. While conversing with a cab driver he experiences, all of a sudden, a 'satori' -- the Japanese term for a 'sudden awakening'; the Enlightenment of Zen Buddhism. Or as Kerouac calls it, 'a kick in the eye!'
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