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Quest of the snow leopard.

Andrews, Roy Chapman

Quest of the snow leopard.

by Andrews, Roy Chapman

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asiatic Zoölogical Expedition -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Kurt Wiese.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.A57 Qf
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6172875M
    LC Control Number55002896
    OCLC/WorldCa1284294

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Peter Matthiessen’s The Snow Leopard, his famous book about a spiritual quest to a Buddhist monastery in the Himalayas, is 40 years old. His son, Alex, has recreated the trek. About The Snow Leopard. An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise.

Matthiessen went along for several reasons, for the high altitude flora and fauna, the most elusive of which is the snow leopard, and for spiritual reasons having to do with a pilgrimage to the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain, as well as a more personal quest to understand reality and suffering, prompted by the recent loss of his wife to by: A beautiful book, and worthy of the mountains he is among -- Paul Theroux What began as a practical search for the rare snow leopard, revered Buddhist emblem, developed into a quest /5().

The book on one level is a extraordinary travel documentary, describing brilliantly one man's experiences during a trip into a recently opened area in Himilayan Nepal. On a profoundly different level, the book also is a diary of his journey into his own heart and soul, one, perhaps, calling for more true bravery than any mere physical by: Quest of the snow leopard.

[Roy Chapman Andrews; Kurt Wiese] -- Fictional account of a zoological expedition to the Tibetan frontier and the province of Yunnan in southwestern China. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Snow Leopard is a book by Peter Matthiessen. It is an account of his two-month search for the snow leopard with naturalist George Schaller in the Dolpo region on Author: Peter Matthiessen.

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The Snow Leopard () by American author, editor, and naturalist Peter Matthiessen () follows the author’s physical and spiritual journey to a holy shrine in the Himalayan mountains in Nepal, as well as his fascination with finding a rarely seen snow leopard.

The Snow Leopard won the National Book Award inand Matthiessen. Published inThe Snow Leopard is rightly regarded as a classic of modern nature writing. Guiding his readers through steep-walled canyons and over tall mountains, Matthiessen offers a narrative that is shot through with metaphor and mysticism, and his arduous search for the snow leopard becomes a vehicle for reflections on all manner of matters of life and by: KIRKUS REVIEW Another story by the adventurer-naturalist follows Ken Lewis and Jack Benton on a summer's expedition for the Museum of Natural History, that leads them on a long trek through south China and Tibet in search of a snow leopard as their main quarry.

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By Andrews, Roy Chapman. SKU# $ Add to Cart. Pp. ; 17 illustrations from drawings by Kurt Wiese. Publisher’s original tan cloth, lettered in red on the spine and with illustration in red on the front cover, illustrated endpapers, color pictorial dust jacket featuring a snow leopard.