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The Resource The snow leopard, Peter Matthiessen ; introduction by Pico Iyer

The snow leopard, Peter Matthiessen ; introduction by Pico Iyer

Label
The snow leopard
Title
The snow leopard
Statement of responsibility
Peter Matthiessen ; introduction by Pico Iyer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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{u2014} 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."--Publisher information
Member of
Summary
An account of the author's two-hundred-fifty-mile journey, on foot, from Kathmandu, Nepal, to the Crystal Mountain, in Tibet, in search of the Himalayan blue sheep, the rare snow leopard, and distances of the spirit
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
204420
Cataloging source
DLC
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Matthiessen, Peter
Dewey number
  • 915.496
  • 599.755/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH193.H5
LC item number
M37 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1330
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Natural history
  • Authors, American
  • Biologists
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • Himalaja
  • Authors, American
  • Biologists
  • Natural history
  • Travel
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The snow leopard, Peter Matthiessen ; introduction by Pico Iyer
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1978. With a new introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-325) and index
Contents
Westward -- Northward -- At Crystal Mountain -- The way home
Control code
ocn223803197
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 336 p.
Isbn
9780143105510
Lccn
2008027857
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)223803197
Label
The snow leopard, Peter Matthiessen ; introduction by Pico Iyer
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1978. With a new introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-325) and index
Contents
Westward -- Northward -- At Crystal Mountain -- The way home
Control code
ocn223803197
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 336 p.
Isbn
9780143105510
Lccn
2008027857
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)223803197

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