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. As the climb proceeds, impermanence, suffering, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, and beauty.

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 - 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. 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.

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The Tree Where Man Was Born Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - 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. 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. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. 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. 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.

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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 - 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. Government, and makes clear why the traditional Indian concept of the earth is so important at a time when increasing populations are destroying the precious resources of our world.

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, 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, a desperate shoot-out between FBI agents and Native Americans near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, left an Indian and two federal agents dead.

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the American Indian Movement #ad - . Its original price was more than double my asking price. Behind this violent chain of events lie issues of great complexity and profound historical resonance, brilliantly explicated by Peter Matthiessen in this controversial book. Good buy. Four members of the american indian movement were indicted on murder charges, Leonard Peltier, and one, was convicted and is now serving consecutive life sentences in a federal penitentiary.

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.

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Shadow Country Modern Library

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Modern Library #ad - 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. Watson on the wild florida frontier at the turn of the twentieth century—were originally conceived as one vast, mysterious novel.

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. Michael dirda, the new york review of books killing mister watson, Lost Man’s River, and Bone by Bone—Peter Matthiessen’s great American epic about Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E.

Shadow Country Modern Library #ad - 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. Los angeles times“Peter Matthiessen has done great things with the Watson trilogy. Now, in this bold new rendering, Matthiessen has marvelously distilled a monumental work while deepening the insights and motivations of his characters with brilliant rewriting throughout.

Praise for shadow Country “Magnificent. Breathtaking.

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A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

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Ballantine Books #ad - A lode of learning. Time“the most fascinating and learned study of the biggest wild goose chase in history—the quest for God. The new york Times Bestseller. Good buy. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Christianity and islam both rose on the foundation of this revolutionary idea, but these religions refashioned 'the One God' to suit the social and political needs of their followers.

New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. Karen Armstrong is a genius. A. N. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Why does god exist? how have the three dominant monotheistic religions—judaism, christianity, traces the history of how men and women have perceived and experienced God, and Islam—shaped and altered the conception of God? How have these religions influenced each other? In this stunningly intelligent book, one of Britain's foremost commentators on religious affairs, Karen Armstrong, from the time of Abraham to the present.

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Lonely Planet Nepal Travel Guide

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Lonely Planet #ad - It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. About lonely planet: lonely planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973.

You'll also find our content online, 14 languages, video, and in mobile apps, nine international magazines, ebooks, armchair and lifestyle books, and more. Get to the heart of nepal and begin your journey now! inside lonely planet's nepal: colour maps and images throughout highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, going out, music, transit tips, websites, phone numbers, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, Around the Kathmandu Valley, sightseeing, shopping, people, politics Covers Kathmandu, wildlife, Pokhara & Around, sleeping, landscapes, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, The Terai & Mahabharat Range The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Nepal is our most comprehensive guide to the country, cuisine, and is designed to immerse you in the culture and help you discover the best sights and get off the beaten track.

Lonely Planet Nepal Travel Guide #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. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. Lonely planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.

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Seven Years in Tibet

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Good buy. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers.

In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet and encounter the Dalai Lama. Penguin Books. The new york Times Bestseller. Its original price was more than double my asking price.

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In Patagonia Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Penguin Books. Good buy. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. 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, unseen land, Bruce Chatwin’s exquisite account of his journey through Patagonia teems with evocative descriptions, remarkable bits of history, and unforgettable anecdotes.

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

In Patagonia Penguin Classics #ad - The new york Times Bestseller. 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. Penguin Books. New book, its preservable and useful.

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At Play in the Fields of the Lord

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Vintage #ad - Its original price was more than double my asking price. 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. Out of this struggle peter matthiessen creates an electrifying moral thriller—adapted into a movie starring John Lithgow, Kathy Bates, and Tom Waits.

Good buy. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. 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. 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.

At Play in the Fields of the Lord #ad - The new york Times Bestseller. Martin quarrier has come to convert the elusive Niaruna Indians to his brand of Christianity. Lewis moon, a stateless mercenary who is himself part Indian, has come to kill them on the behalf of the local comandante. Vintage. Penguin Books.

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Henry IV, Part 1 Folger Shakespeare Library

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Simon & Schuster #ad - For more information, visit Folger. Edu. Good buy. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Penguin Books. The new york Times Bestseller. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Meanwhile, hal has entered into a quasi-father-son relationship with a disreputable but amusing knight, Sir John Falstaff. Vintage.

Hotspur’s stand against Henry focuses on Hotspur’s brother-in-law, Mortimer. The authoritative edition of henry iv, the trusted and widely used shakespeare series for students and general readers, dc, is home to the world’s largest collection of shakespeare’s printed works, includes: -Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books -An annotated guide to further reading Essay by Alexander Leggatt The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, Part 1 from The Folger Shakespeare Library, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe.

Henry IV, Part 1 Folger Shakespeare Library #ad - . Another strand of action centers on still more family relationships. The father-son pair of hotspur lord henry percy and his father, is in seeming contrast; the king envies Northumberland “his Harry, the Earl of Northumberland, ” wishing he could claim the gallant Hotspur as his own. King henry iv and prince hal form one major father-son pair, with Henry in despair because Hal lives a dissolute life.

Hotspur, sees himself as fighting for Mortimer, in declaring war on Henry, his wife’s brother.

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The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition

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HarperOne #ad - 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. The essential Rumi. Penguin Books. Good buy. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Its original price was more than double my asking price. The new york Times Bestseller.

With the addition of many new poems and a new introduction, The Essential Rumi is now clearly the definitive, and most delightful selection of Rumi′s poetry. The ecstatic, and the essential rumi continues to be far and away the top, spiritual poetry of Rumi is more popular than ever-selling title of all Rumi books.

The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition #ad - The best-selling rumi book ever is now better than ever! this revised and expanded edition of the comprehensive one-volume edition of America′s most popular poet includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks, and 57 new poems never published before. Vintage.

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