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Among flowers : a walk in the Himalaya

Author: Jamaica Kincaid
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2005.
Series: National Geographic directions.
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In this delightful hybrid of a book'part memoir and part travel journal'the bestselling author takes us deep into the mountains of Nepal with a trio of botanist friends in search of native Himalayan plants that will grow in her Vermont garden. Alighting from a plane in the dramatic Annapurna Valley, the ominous signs of Nepal's Maoist guerrillas are all around'an alarming presence that accompanies the travelers  Read more...
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Kincaid, Jamaica.
Among flowers.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2005
(DLC) 2004059284
(OCoLC)56590753
Named Person: Jamaica Kincaid; Jamaica Kincaid; Jamaica Kincaid
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jamaica Kincaid
ISBN: 9781426209017 1426209010
OCLC Number: 648650390
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: To Kathmandu --
The Maoists --
Two days to Thudam --
Topke Gola --
A night spent in a gorge --
It is finished.
Series Title: National Geographic directions.
Responsibility: Jamaica Kincaid.

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A combination memoir and travel journal details an adventure through the mountains of Nepal in search of native flowers and plants that could grow in Vermont, encountering guerrillas, Sherpas, yaks,  Read more...

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