Author:Ackerman, D


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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

By: Ackerman, D.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam Book: 1980

Seller ID: 47

ISBN: 0553148524

A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, the book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live. The narrator's relationship with his son leads to a powerful self-reckoning; the craft of motorcycle maintenance leads to an austerely beautiful process for reconciling science, religion, and humanism. Resonant with the confusions of existence, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a touching and transcendent book of life. View more info

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Just West of Heaven

By: Ackerman, D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: 2001

Seller ID: 335

ISBN: 0312977662

Condition: Very Good

Ridge Hawkins doesn't tale the job of sheriff lightly--and Tanglewood, Nevada's transformation from outlaw outpost to civilized small town, is proof of his respect for the law. Ridge doesn't expect trouble from the new schoolteacher, but when she arrives with a precocious daughter in tow--and the suspicious air of a woman harboring a secret--Ridge knows he won't hesitate to deliver it. Sophie Dolan has never taught a day of school in her life, but she's willing to do anything to keep little Jenna safely away from someone who wants to exploit the child's gift of sight. The fact that Jenna is... View more info

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Shadow Baby

By: Ackerman, D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 600

ISBN: 0312423772

Condition: Good

Today Show Book Club; Vol. 14; 243 pages; Eleven-year-old Clara is struggling to find the truth about her missing father and grandfather and her dead twin sister, but her mother refuses to talk. When Clara begins interviewing Georg Kominsky--her elderly neighbor--she finds that he is equally reticent about his own concealed history. Precocious and imaginative, Clara invents versions of Mr. Kominsky’s past, just as she invents lives for the people missing from her own shadowy history. Her journey of discovery is at the heart of this beautiful story about unlikely friendship and communion, abo... View more info