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* * Peter Matthiessen The Cloud Forest US Orders
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Excerpt Penguin, 1996 (1961) Hardcover, Softcover
Journals an expedition criss-crossing 20,000 miles of South American wilderness - the Amazon rainforests, Macchu Picchu in Peru and as far South as Tierra del Fuego. (HW)

* * * Peter Matthiessen The Snow Leopard US Orders
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Excerpt Pan, 1980 (1979) Softcover, Audio
Describes the author's pilgrimage to the Land of Dolpo, on the Tibetan Plateau, in search of the rare snow leopard. His writing is lyrical, and it is as much an exploration of spirituality as of the Himalaya. (HW)

* * Peter Matthiessen The Tree Where Man Was Born US Orders
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Excerpt Dutton, 1995 (1983) Softcover, Audio
The book is based on travels in East Africa in the 1960's - the title comes from an old Dinka song - with keen and articulate observations of the peoples, natural surroundings and the abundant wildlife. (HW)

* * Simon May Atomic Sushi: Notes from the Heart of Japan US Orders
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Review Alma, 2007 (2006) Hardcover, Paperback
A series of brief, entertaining vignettes on a variety of experiences during a year in Japan, teaching philosophy at the University of Tokyo. (HW)