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In 1973 Mathiessen journeyed wioth George Schaller, a field biologist, to Crystal Mountain in the Himalayas, to study the wiild blue sheep of the ...Show synopsisIn 1973 Mathiessen journeyed wioth George Schaller, a field biologist, to Crystal Mountain in the Himalayas, to study the wiild blue sheep of the region called bharal. They also hoped to see the rare snow leopard, an almost mythical creature which Schaller once glimpsed on a previous visit. Matthiessen is a student of Zen Buddhism and for him this was as much an inner journey as a field trip. He succeeds well in blending the spiritual with the earthly and thisbook i an evocative accoutn of a remote and timeless place and its people.Hide synopsis
Description:Acceptable. Intact & readable. PLEASE NOTE~ we rated this book...Acceptable. Intact & readable. PLEASE NOTE~ we rated this book USED~ACCEPTABLE due to likely defects such as highlighting, writing/markings, folds, creases, ETC. We ship from Dallas within 1 day & we LOVE our customers! Satisfaction guaranteed.
Description:338 pages. Softcover. Good condition. NATURE. "A beautiful,...338 pages. Softcover. Good condition. NATURE. "A beautiful, magnificent book that gives off at once the resonance of a classic....One of the most wonderful accounts I know of journeying in our time." W.S. Merwin. (Key Words: Nature, Biology, Natural History, Himalayan Mountains, Biologists, Travel, Bharal, Buddhism, Crystal Mountain, Katmandu, Snow Leopard, Tibet, Yeti, Peter Matthiessen).
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Description:Good. Pages yellowed. binding tight but hinges creased/cracked....Good. Pages yellowed. binding tight but hinges creased/cracked. edge wear with a few ink chips. corners dented, creased and starting to split. general shelf wear. a good reading copy.
The journey Peter Matthiessen embarks on into the depths of his soul is wonderfully shadowed by the elusive snow leopard. As Peter reflects on his past, family and his life in general he seeks a teacher in the far reaches of Nepal.To his amused realization several teachers and teachings were offered ...
This book may be read on many different levels. A study of Nepal and its people, wildlife and climate; interactions among many people of varying races, culture and belief systems; the glories and trials of trekking at the top of the world;and an opportunity to delve into Buddhism. It also is the ...
The Snow Leopard by Peter Mattheissen is a quirky book written by one of the best writers alive. It?s part adventure, part natural history, part anthropology, part memoir and part mediation on Eastern religion. An American Buddhist travels to a very remote part of Tibet, partnered with another scientist ...
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