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The snow leopard

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display_descriptionAn 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.
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subject_facetAuthors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Biologists -- United States -- Biography
Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel
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title_displayThe snow leopard
title_fullThe Snow Leopard
The snow leopard / Peter Matthiessen ; introduction by Pico Iyer
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topic_facetAuthors, American
Biography
Biography & Autobiography
Biologists
Description and travel
Natural history
Nature
Nonfiction
Travel