Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

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Filled with observations and descriptions of the people and the fading wildlife of this vast world to the south, The Cloud Forest is his incisive, wry report of his expedition into some of the last and most exotic wild terrains in the world. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness #ad - A classic work of nature and humanity, from the amazon rain forests to machu picchu, 000 miles of the South American wilderness, by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen 1927-2014, high in the Andes, author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise Peter Matthiessen crisscrossed 20, 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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The Tree Where Man Was Born Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - This penguin classics edition features an introduction by groundbreaking British primatologist Jane Goodall. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Peter matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to portray the sights, scenes, and people he observed firsthand in several trips over the course of a dozen years.

Penguin Books. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. A timeless and majestic portrait of africa by renowned writer peter matthiessen 1927-2014, author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise A finalist for the National Book Award when it was released in 1972, this vivid portrait of East Africa remains as fresh and revelatory now as on the day it was first published.

The Tree Where Man Was Born Penguin Classics #ad - From the daily lives of wild herdsmen and the drama of predator kills to the field biologists investigating wild creatures and the anthropologists seeking humanity's origins in the rift valley,  The Tree Where Man Was Born is a classic of journalistic observation. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

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Lost City of the Incas Phoenix Press

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Phoenix #ad - In the space of one short season he went on to discover two more lost cities, including Vitcos, where the last Incan Emperor was assassinated. A special illustrated edition of Hiram Bingham's classic work captures all the magnificence and mystery of the amazing archeological sites he uncovered. Early in the 20th century, bingham ventured into the wild and then unknown country of the Eastern Peruvian Andes--and in 1911 came upon the fabulous Inca city that made him famous: Machu Picchu.

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The Snow Leopard Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - This penguin classics edition features an introduction by acclaimed travel writer and novelist Pico Iyer. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Penguin Books. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

An unforgettable spiritual journey through the himalayas by renowned writer peter matthiessen 1927-2014, the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise 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.

The Snow Leopard Penguin Classics #ad - Phoenix. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Penguin Books. 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, suffering, impermanence, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, and beauty.

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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the American Indian Movement

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Penguin Books #ad - Good buy. Its original price was more than double my asking price. An “indescribably touching, author of the national book award-winning the snow leopard and the novel in paradise   on a hot june morning in 1975, South Dakota, a desperate shoot-out between FBI agents and Native Americans near Wounded Knee, extraordinarily intelligent" Los Angeles Times Book Review chronicle of a fatal gun-battle between FBI agents and American Indian Movement activists by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen 1927-2014, left an Indian and two federal agents dead.

Kept off the shelves for eight years because of one of the most protracted and bitterly fought legal cases in publishing history, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse reveals the Lakota tribe’s long struggle with the U. S. Behind this violent chain of events lie issues of great complexity and profound historical resonance, brilliantly explicated by Peter Matthiessen in this controversial book.

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the American Indian Movement #ad - . Four members of the american indian movement were indicted on murder charges, and one, Leonard Peltier, was convicted and is now serving consecutive life sentences in a federal penitentiary. Penguin Books. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your.

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At Play in the Fields of the Lord

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Vintage #ad - In a malarial outpost in the south American rain forest, two misplaced gringos converge and clash in this novel from the National Book Award-winning author. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. Its original price was more than double my asking price.

At Play in the Fields of the Lord #ad - Out of this struggle peter matthiessen creates an electrifying moral thriller—adapted into a movie starring John Lithgow, Kathy Bates, and Tom Waits. Martin quarrier has come to convert the elusive Niaruna Indians to his brand of Christianity. Good buy. Vintage. Penguin Books. A novel of conradian richness,  at Play in the Fields of the Lord explores both the varieties of spiritual experience and the politics of cultural genocide.

Penguin Books. Phoenix. Lewis moon, a stateless mercenary who is himself part Indian, has come to kill them on the behalf of the local comandante.

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Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals 1969-1982 Shambhala Dragon Editions

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Shambhala #ad - New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. Thirteen years later, Matthiessen was ordained a Buddhist monk. In august 1968, naturalist-explorer peter matthiessen returned from Africa to his home in Sagaponack, Long Island, to find three Zen masters in his driveway—guests of his wife, a new student of Zen.

Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals 1969-1982 Shambhala Dragon Editions #ad - Penguin Books. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Penguin Books. Good buy. Vintage. Phoenix. Written in the same format as his best-selling The Snow Leopard, Nine-Headed Dragon River reveals Matthiessen's most daring adventure of all: the quest for his spiritual roots.

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Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in Stone Age New Guinea

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Penguin Classics #ad - Good buy. Vintage. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Matthiessen observes these people in their timeless rhythm of work and play and war, feasts and funerals, of gardening and wood gathering, pig stealing and ambushes. Peter matthiessen visited the kurelu with the harvard-peabody expedition in 1961 and wrote Under the Mountain Wall as an account not of the expedition, the swineherd Tukum, but of the great warrior Weaklekek, and the boy Weake, U-mue and his family, killed in a surprise raid.

Phoenix. A remarkable firsthand view of a lost culture in all its simplicity and violence by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen 1927 to 2014, author of the National Book Award–winning The Snow Leopard and the novel In Paradise. In the baliem valley in central New Guinea live the Kurelu, a Stone Age tribe that survived into the twentieth century.

Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in Stone Age New Guinea #ad - Drawing on his great skills as a naturalist and novelist, Matthiessen offers an exceptional account of an ancient culture on the brink of incalculable change. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. Penguin Books.

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One River

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Its original price was more than double my asking price. The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America—Richard Evans Schultes and his protégé Wade Davis—an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history. In 1941, professor richard evan schultes took a leave from Harvard and disappeared into the Amazon, where he spent the next twelve years mapping uncharted rivers and living among dozens of Indian tribes.

One River #ad - Phoenix. Penguin Books. In the 1970s, the notorious source of cocaine, tim plowman and Wade Davis, to follow in his footsteps and unveil the botanical secrets of coca, he sent two prize students, a sacred plant known to the Inca as the Divine Leaf of Immortality. A stunning account of adventure and discovery, one river is a story of two generations of explorers drawn together by the transcendent knowledge of Indian peoples, the visionary realms of the shaman, betrayal and destruction, and the extraordinary plants that sustain all life in a forest that once stood immense and inviolable.

Penguin Books. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. Good buy. Vintage.

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Shadow Country Modern Library

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Modern Library #ad - It’s the story of our continent, both land and people, and his writing does every justice to the blood fury of his themes. Don delillo  “the fiction of peter Ma­­tthiessen is the reason a lot of people in my generation decided to be writers. Its original price was more than double my asking price.

J. No doubt about it. Phoenix. Penguin Books. Shadow country lives up to anyone’s highest expectations for great writing. Richard ford “shadow country, Matthiessen’s distillation of the earlier Watson saga,  represents his original vision. Merwin  “An epic masterpiece. S. Good buy. Vintage. National book award winner •  “altogether gripping, not just a tour de force in its stylistic range,  but a great American novel, shocking, and brilliantly told, as powerful a reading experience as nearly any in our literature.

Shadow Country Modern Library #ad - Michael dirda, lost man’s river, the new york review of books Killing Mister Watson, and Bone by Bone—Peter Matthiessen’s great American epic about Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E. Finally now we have this three-part saga welded like a bell, and with Watson’s song the last sound, all the elements fuse and resonate.

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In Patagonia Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Good buy. Vintage. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Penguin Books. An instant classic upon publication in 1977, In Patagonia is a masterpiece that has cast a long shadow upon the literary world. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your.

In Patagonia Penguin Classics #ad - The masterpiece of travel writing that revolutionized the genre and made its author famous overnight An exhilarating look at a place that still retains the exotic mystery of a far-off, remarkable bits of history, unseen land, Bruce Chatwin’s exquisite account of his journey through Patagonia teems with evocative descriptions, and unforgettable anecdotes.

Phoenix. Penguin Books. Fueled by an unmistakable lust for life and adventure and a singular gift for storytelling, Chatwin treks through “the uttermost part of the earth”—that stretch of land at the southern tip of South America, where bandits were once made welcome—in search of almost-forgotten legends, the descendants of Welsh immigrants, and the log cabin built by Butch Cassidy.

With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen.

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