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Penguin: Adult Hardcover & Trade Paperback Fall 2016

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    9780670653744 9780140255089 Paperback / softback, Trade, , $18.5 CAD 9780140102666 Paperback / softback, Trade, , $13.99 CAD
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    Distributor: Penguin Random House Availability: Available On Sale Date:Oct 18, 2016 Carton Quantity:24
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The Snow Leopard
(Penguin Orange Collection)
By (author): Peter Matthiessen
9780143129523 Paperback , Trade English General/trade Oct 18, 2016
$24.00 CAD
Active 5.17 x 7.73 x 0.91 in | 0.71 lb 352 pages Penguin Classics
NATURE / Essays
Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition

 
For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library. These collectible editions are dressed in the iconic orange and white tri-band cover design, first created in 1935, while french flaps, high-quality paper, and striking cover illustrations provide the cutting-edge design treatment that is the signature of Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions today.

The Snow Leopard
 
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. The result is a remarkable account of a journey both physical and spiritual, as the arduous climb yields to Matthiessen a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering, impermanence, and beauty.

Peter Matthiessen (1927–2014) is the only writer to win the National Book Award for fiction and nonfiction. A cofounder of The Paris Review, he was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a recipient of its William Dean Howells Award, among many other honors. He was also a world-renowned naturalist, explorer, activist, and Buddhist teacher.

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