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The cloud forest : a chronicle of the South American wilderness

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: London : Collins Harvill, 1988, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aims to bring to vivid life a South American journey that took the author from the Sargasso Sea to the jungles of Amazonia, from the Inca city of Machu Picchu high in the Andes to the bleak rocks of  Read more...

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Named Person: Peter Mathiessen; Peter Matthiessen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0002721260 9780002721264 9781846553769 1846553768
OCLC Number: 17619258
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, 1961; London : Deutsch, 1962.
Includes index.
Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Peter Matthiessen.

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"[A] passionately observed and argued blend of natural history, ethnography, philosophy and mysticism written in a style for which the closest comparison is that of Joseph Conrad" Independent "A Read more...

 
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