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David Chadwick (born 1945) grew up in Texas and moved to California to began studying Zen as a student of Shunryu Suzuki in 1966. Chadwick was ordained as a Buddhist priest in 1971, shortly before Suzuki's death. He assisted in the operation of the San Francisco Zen Center for a number of years.
Chadwick has two children and has married and remarried. He has written several books and continues to "dabble in Buddhism and related matters". Among his works is Crooked Cucumber, perhaps the best-known biography of Shunryu Suzuki
- Chadwick, David (1994). Thank You And OK!: An American Zen Failure in Japan. Arkana. ISBN 0140194576.
- Chadwick, David (1999). Crooked Cucumber: the Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki. Broadway Books. ISBN 0-7679-0104-5.
- Chadwick, David (2001). To Shine One Corner of the World: Moments with Shunryu Suzuki. Broadway Books. ISBN 0767906519.
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