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The Snow Leopard

-By Peter Matthiessen
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    One September, the author set out with a field biologist to journey 250 miles through the Himalayas to the Crystal Mountain on the Tibetan plateau. They wanted to study the wild blue sheep, the bharal, but also hoped to see the snow leopard, a creature so rarely spotted as to be nearly mythical. This book gives an account of an inner journey.

    One September, the writer and explorer Peter Matthiessen set out with field biologist George Schaller to journey 250 miles through the Himalayas to the Crystal Mountain on the Tibetan plateau. They wanted to study the wild blue sheep, the bharal, but also hoped to see the snow leopard, a creature so rarely spotted as to be nearly mythical. "The Snow Leopard" is not only an exquisite book of natural history but an extraordinary account of an inner journey; a 'true pilgrimage, a journey of the heart'. read less...

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    ISBN-13 9780099771111
    Publisher Vintage
    Imprint Vintage
    Number of Pages 336
    Publication Date 22011998
    Language English
    Binding Paperback

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