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The snow leopard

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2016.
Series: Penguin classics.; Penguin orange collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain. As the climb proceeds, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 9780143129523 014312952X
OCLC Number: 933567752
Notes: Originally published by Viking Press 1978, published in Penguin Books 1987.
Description: xiv, 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.; Penguin orange collection.
Responsibility: Peter Matthiessen.

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In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain. As the climb proceeds, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering, impermanence, and beauty. -- From book.

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