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The cloud forest : a chronicle of the South American wilderness.

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Matthiessen's report of his expedition crisscrossing 10,000 miles of the South American wilderness, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, down to Tierra del Fuego and back. He followed the trails of old explorers, encountered river bandits, wild tribesmen, and the evidence of ancient ruins, and discovered fossils in the depths of the Peruvian jungle.
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Matthiessen, Peter.
Cloud forest.
New York, Viking Press, 1961
(OCoLC)592355786
Online version:
Matthiessen, Peter.
Cloud forest.
New York, Viking Press, 1961
(OCoLC)609515464
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
OCLC Number: 485084
Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Sargasso Sea and southward --
Amazonas --
Sierra --
Tierra del Fuego --
Mato Grosso --
2. Beyond black drunken river.

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Peter Matthiessen's report of his expedition crisscrossing 10,000 miles of the South American wilderness, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, down to Tierra del Fuego and back. He followed the trails of old explorers, encountered river bandits, wild tribesmen, and the evidence of ancient ruins, and discovered fossils in the depths of the Peruvian jungle.

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