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 Excerpts from Crooked Cucumber
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Shunryu Suzuki quotes and excerpts

Suzuki and other quotes from Crooked Cucumber sent by FF Miller


Notes on Crooked Cucumber - the whole book chapter by chapter here on cuke to put notes alongside. So everything below is there too of course.

Introduction to Crooked Cucumber 

On Peace and War - a number of excerpts plus other comments

Mitsu Suzuki - Shunryu's wife in America

On Nona Ransom - his English teacher

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Art and Bart - a chapter cut from the book  

Massachusetts Visit - another cut chapter - on Elsie Mitchell

from Part II, America, 1971, Chapter 19 - Final Season: Autumn - Ryuho Yamada in Crooked Cucumber

The visit to Tassajara of Yasutani, Nakagawa, Eido, Maezumi, Aitken and others in 1968 - from Chapter 15 - Tassajara

Excerpts with Taizan Maezumi

Philip Wilson in Crooked Cucumber

Reb Anderson in Crooked Cucumber

Jakusho Kwong

Epilogue

Transmission and Enlightenment

INDEX - in progress (the book had none)


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