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Thank You and Ok!: An American Zen Failure in Japan
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Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date August 1, 1994
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140194579
ISBN-10 0140194576
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $29.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: David Chadwick, a Texas-raised wanderer, college dropout, bumbling social activist, and hobbyhorse musician, began his Zen study under Shunryu Suzuki Roshi in 1966. In 1988 Chadwick flew to Japan to begin a four-year period of voluntary exile and remedial Zen education. In Thank You and OK! he recounts his experiences both inside and beyond the monastery walls and offers insightful portraits of the characters he knew in that world—the bickering monks, the patient abbot, the trotting housewives, the ominous insects, the bewildered bureaucrats, and the frustrating English-language students—as they worked inexorably toward initiating him into the ways of Japan. Whether you’re interested in Japan, Buddhism, or exotic travel writing, this book is great fun.

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9780140194579 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $29.00
About: David Chadwick, a Texas-raised wanderer, college dropout, bumbling social activist, and hobbyhorse musician, began his Zen study under Shunryu Suzuki Roshi in 1966.

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