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African Silences

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In the tradition of his earlier books, "The Snow Leopard" and "The Tree Where Man Was Born", "African Silences" chronicles Matthiessen's travels ... Show synopsis

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  • African Silences (The Harvill Press) – Hardcover (1991)
    by Peter Matthiessen

    African Silences
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    Hardcover, The Harvill Press
    1991
    English
    240 pages

    ISBN: 0002711869
    ISBN-13: 9780002711869

    In the tradition of his earlier books, "The Snow Leopard" and "The Tree Where Man Was Born", "African Silences" chronicles Matthiessen's travels through Senegal, Gambia, the Ivory Coast and Zaire in search of the "forest elephant" and other disappearing animal species in the 1970s and to Zaire, Central African Republic, and Gabon in 1986. While conveying his excitement and delight in these great endangered animals - white rhinos, elephants and gorillas amongst them - Matthiessen also counts the human cost, focusing ... Show more

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