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The snow leopard [electronic resource]. Peter Matthiessen.

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  • ISBN: 9781101663189 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2008.

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Summary, etc.: 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. 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. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by acclaimed travel writer and novelist Pico Iyer.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2791 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Nature.
Travel.
Genre: Electronic books.

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