The Tree Where Man Was Born (Penguin Classics)

The Tree Where Man Was Born (Penguin Classics) Author Peter Matthiessen
ISBN-10 0143106244
ISBN-13 9780143106241
Year 2010-08-31
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Penguin Classics
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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 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 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 Bornis a classic of journalistic observation 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 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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