The Great Failure: A Bartender, a Monk, and My Unlikely Path to Truth

The Great Failure

A Bartender, a Monk, and My Unlikely Path to Truth

Hardcover
Pub. price: $23.95

ISBN10: 0060733993 ISBN13: 9780060733995 Publisher: Harper San Francisco Published: Sep 1 2004 Pages: 192 Weight: 0.76lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

The ordained Zen Buddhist author of Writing Down the Bones describes her precarious relationships with her old-school father and her Zen teacher, both of whom betrayed her, in a personal account that explores how truth can be gleaned in the face of failure and disappointment. 40,000 first printing.

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