Breakfast with Buddha
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 passengerÑand amuse himselfÑhe 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 worldÑand more important, his lifeÑthrough 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.
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Review: Breakfast with Buddha: A Novel (Breakfast with Buddha series #1)User Review - Steve Pifer - Goodreads
I actually enjoyed this book, but I cant really justify giving it a 4 star review as its not on the level of so many serious literary works. That goal was not the point of this writing, or at least I ... Read full review
Review: Breakfast with Buddha: A Novel (Breakfast with Buddha series #1)User Review - Katie - Goodreads
I am ambivalent about this one. On the one hand, I would recommend it, with considerable enthusiasm. On the other hand, it is not a good book. I would recommend it because it is light-hearted ... Read full review
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