“Not simply a narrative history: it raises the larger question of what constitutes the Americanization of Zen.”
Shoes Outside the Door
Desire, Devotion, and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center
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MICHAEL DOWNING is the author of nine books, including the national bestseller Perfect Agreement; Breakfast with Scot, which was adapted a feature film; Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion, and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center; and Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time. A frequent commentator in the national media on Congress and the clocks, he teaches creative writing at Tufts University.