Zen Effects: The Life of Alan Watts by Monica FurlongZen Effects: The Life of Alan Watts by Monica Furlong

Zen Effects: The Life of Alan Watts

byMonica Furlong

Hardcover | March 1, 2001

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Monica Furlong followed Watts's travels conducting interviews with his family, colleagues, and intimate friends, to provide an analysis of the intellectual, cultural, and deeply personal influences behind this truly extraordinary life.
Foreword to the SkyLight Lives EditionAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Paradise Garden, 1915-19202. The Education of a Brahmin, 1920-19323. Christmas Zen, 1932-19384. The Towers of Manhattan, 1938-19415. Colored Christian, 1941-19476. Correspondence, 1947-19507. A Priest Inhibited, 1950-19518. The Wisdom of Insecurity, 1951-19609. Cou...
Title:Zen Effects: The Life of Alan WattsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:264 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:March 1, 2001Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1683365062

ISBN - 13:9781683365068


Table of Contents

Foreword to the SkyLight Lives Edition

1. The Paradise Garden, 1915-1920
2. The Education of a Brahmin, 1920-1932
3. Christmas Zen, 1932-1938
4. The Towers of Manhattan, 1938-1941
5. Colored Christian, 1941-1947
6. Correspondence, 1947-1950
7. A Priest Inhibited, 1950-1951
8. The Wisdom of Insecurity, 1951-1960
9. Counterculture, 1960-1968
10. The Home Behind Home, 1969-1973

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Editorial Reviews

"For illuminating details on how Watts happened to be in the right place at the right time to bring Zen to the attention of millions, this biography is a must."
-Los Angeles Times

"Lucid, intelligent, and compelling...inspires ne
-Jack Maguire, author of Waking Up: A Week Inside a Zen Monastery and Essential Buddhism