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6 edition of Thank you and OK! found in the catalog.

Thank you and OK!

an American Zen failure in Japan

by David Chadwick

  • 359 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Arkana in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Chadwick, David, 1945-,
    • Spiritual life -- Zen Buddhism.,
    • Zen Buddhism -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesThank you and okay!
      StatementDavid Chadwick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ946.A334 A3 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 454 p. ;
      Number of Pages454
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1435853M
      ISBN 100140194576
      LC Control Number93048049

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