The Snow Leopard (Penguin Classics)

The Snow Leopard (Penguin Classics) Author Peter Matthiessen
ISBN-10 0143105515
ISBN-13 9780143105510
Year 2008-09-30
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Penguin Classics
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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 For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than 1 700titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators

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