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- ISBN: 0553208845
- ISBN: 9780553208849
- Physical Description: 152 p. ; 18 cm.
- Publisher: Toronto ; Bantam Books, 1971, c1951.
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|Summary, etc.:|| In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom.
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