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The proving grounds : a journey through the interior of New Guinea and Australia

Author: Benedict Allen
Publisher: London : Flamingo, 1992, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the author's eight-month quest which took him in and out of relationships with nomads and missionaries, across the central mountain range of remotest New Guinea, over the treacherous Torres  Read more...

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Named Person: Benedict Allen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benedict Allen
ISBN: 0586090096 9780586090091
OCLC Number: 60002886
Notes: Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 1991.
Description: 391 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Part 1 The nest: in the forest spirit; dying wood. Part 2 First steps: black forest gateau; whiteskin warriors; something from the trees. Part 3 Men of true men: the dire strait; the mobs; a taste of the wind; the waterhole.
Responsibility: Benedict Allen.

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