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The snow leopard

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When Matthiessen went to Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and, possibly, to glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard, he undertook his five-week trek as winter snows were sweeping into the high passes. This is a radiant and deeply moving account of a "true pilgrimage, a journey of the heart".
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9780143105510
9781101663189
9780140255089
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1330L
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Full title snow leopard
Author matthiessen peter
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display_description An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise

In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain. As the climb proceeds, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering, impermanence, and beauty. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by acclaimed travel writer and novelist Pico Iyer.
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subject_facet Authors, American -- United States -- Biography, Biologists -- United States -- Biography, Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel, Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel -- 1951-, National Book Award -- 1979, National Book Award -- 1980, Natural history -- Himalaya Mountains
title_display The snow leopard
title_full The Snow Leopard, The snow leopard / Peter Matthiessen
title_short The snow leopard
title_sub
topic_facet Authors, American, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Biologists, Description and travel, National Book Award, Natural history, Nature, Nonfiction, Travel