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An African trilogy

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: London : Harvill, 2000.
Series: Harvill Press editions, 13
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains three pieces of travel writing by Peter Matthiessen, who joined a number of expeditions to Africa in the 1970s and 1980s - "The Tree Where Man Was Born", "African Silences" and  Read more...

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Named Person: Peter Matthiessen; Peter Matthiessen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 1860467881 9781860467882
OCLC Number: 43456791
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 376 p., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The tree where man was born. Originally published: 1972 - African silences (extracts). Originally published: 1991 - Sand rivers (extracts). Originally published: London: Aurum, 1981.
Series Title: Harvill Press editions, 13
Responsibility: Peter Matthiessen.

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"A profoundly moving portrait of the region... Even now, years after I first read it, The Tree Where Man was Born seems imbued with precious vision" -- Jeremy Seal Sunday Times "The skilled Read more...

 
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