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Breakfast with Buddha

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When his sister tricks him into taking her guru on a trip to their childhood home, Otto Ringling, a confirmed skeptic, is not amused. Six days on the road with an enigmatic holy man who answers every question with a riddle is not what he'd planned. But in an effort to westernize his passenger—and amuse himself—he decides to show the monk some "American fun" along the way. From a chocolate factory in Hershey to a bowling alley in South Bend, from a Cubs game at Wrigley field to his family farm near Bismarck, Otto is given the remarkable opportunity to see his world—and more important, his life—through someone else's eyes. Gradually, skepticism yields to amazement as he realizes that his companion might just be the real thing.

In Roland Merullo's masterful hands, Otto tells his story with all the wonder, bemusement, and wry humor of a man who unwittingly finds what he's missing in the most unexpected place.

Synopsis:

The only thing certain about a journey is that it has a beginning and an end—for you never know what may happen along the way. And so it is with Breakfast with Buddha, a journey into the minds and souls of two very different men—one of them in search of the truth, the other a man who may have already found it.

About the Author

Roland Merullo is the critically acclaimed author of seven books, both fiction and nonficton, including the Revere Beach trilogy, three novels about growing up in a tight-knit community outside Boston, and Golfing with God, a novel about a man's unexpected spiritual journey. Born in Boston, he graduated from Brown University, where he also earned a Master's degree in Russian Language and Literature. Roland's memoir, Revere Beach Elegy, won the 2000 Massachusetts Book Award for Non-Fiction, and his essays have appeared in The New York Times, Reader's Digest, and the Chronicle of Higher Education, among other publications. He lives with his wife and two daughters in eastern Massachusetts. Sean Runnette, a multiple AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has produced several Audie Award–winning audiobooks. He is a member of the American Repertory Theater company and has toured internationally with Mabou Mines, an avant-garde theater company. Sean's television and film appearances include Two If by Sea, Copland, Sex and the City, Law and Order, Third Watch, and lots and lots of commercials, for which he apologizes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452651903
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Merullo, Roland
Author:
Runnette, Sean
Publisher:
Tantor
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Religion Western-Religious Fiction
Edition Description:
Unabridged,MP3 - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20110426
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.4 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 0.2 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The only thing certain about a journey is that it has a beginning and an end—for you never know what may happen along the way. And so it is with Breakfast with Buddha, a journey into the minds and souls of two very different men—one of them in search of the truth, the other a man who may have already found it.
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