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Author Haubner, Shozan Jack.

Title Zen confidential : confessions of a wayward monk / Shozan Jack Haubner.

Publication Info. Boston : Shambhala, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  294.3 HAU    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  294.3927 HAUBNER    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  294.39 HAUBNER    Check Shelf
Edition First Edition.
Description xi, 269 pages ; 22 cm
Contents By way of a foreword / by Leonard Cohen -- Confessions of an angry young monk on the cusp of curmudgeonhood: an introduction/afterword -- Growing ground -- A funny thing happened on the way to enlightenment -- Shitty monk -- Spring-loaded -- Three girlfriends, one pregnancy test -- Son of a gun -- Surrender the tender -- A zen zealot comes home -- Glorious openings in the Windy City: a monk's manifesto! -- Mad monk -- Flinty McGee and me -- Hugging whoooole world! -- On the road with Roshi -- Epilogue: mountains on the move.
Summary Essays relate how the author, who was raised in a convervative Catholic family, went on to study philosophy and become a monk, chronicling his humorous and unconventional experiences in a Zen monastery.
Subject Haubner, Shozan Jack.
Zen Buddhists -- United States -- Biography.
Buddhist monks -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781611800333 paperback
1611800331 paperback
Standard No. 40022472967
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