Seventeen Ways to Eat a Mango: A Discovered Journal of

Seventeen Ways to Eat a Mango: A Discovered Journal of Life On an Island of Miracles This extraordinary novel in the form of a discovered journal tells the story of J a young botanist who is sent to the remote tropical island of Sakahara to explore the possibility of installing a mango cannery for a multinational corporation J has every intention of collecting the necessary samples, writing a report, and returning home to collect his paycheck But a series of chance encounters with an island sage names Katchumo send these plans totally awry The old man s Buddha like habit of distilling perfect pearls of wisdom forces J to question everything from his association with the canning company to his perception of the world around him With humor and compassion, Katchumo teaches J the mysterious beauty of simple pleasures as he reveals the seventeen waysAn enchanting story about one man s discovery of life s elusive secrets, SEVENTEEN WAYS TO EAT A MANGO inspires us to embrace the magic in our own lives


10 thoughts on “Seventeen Ways to Eat a Mango: A Discovered Journal of Life On an Island of Miracles

  1. says:

    very good.


  2. says:

    This book is such a fantastic read I think everyone should check it out


  3. says:

    After traveling to an island to research the possibility of setting up a mango canning factory, this journal mailed to a former girlfriend writer gradually discovers a new way to look at life in terms of ways to eat a mango.Good, but nothing could


  4. says:

    Entirely cheesy Zen story about how to embrace the given The Matisse flavored illustrations are exuberant and delightful I found myself nodding in agreement several times despite the cheeseball bathos that this book exudes I can neither recommend n


  5. says:

    This is a book I re read periodically Because it s Magic And when on occasion Magic fades from Life, one needs a reminder that it hasn t become extinct quite yet A short, one sitting or one hammock lounging session read.


  6. says:

    I read this book on a rainy day in the Vancouver Library It wasn t everything I expected after reading some of the reviews, but was a lovely read nevertheless Just the kind of pick me up you need some days A little corny at moments, but simplistic an


  7. says:

    Exactly as moving and as deeply felt as Kadison s many masterful songs, and with a lot of genuine life lessons that everyone should learn.


  8. says:

    This was a cute little story that provided some good lessons


  9. says:

    I loved this book My 11th grade English teacher told me about this bookMr Fish. hmm miss those days learned a lot then thanks Fish


  10. says:

    the book asks the reader to look at life from many angles


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