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The tree where man was born

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In this classic volume, Peter Matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to bring East Africa vividly to life.
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Grouped Work ID 858a2017-21fe-5b6b-b49b-d93c0939182b
Full title tree where man was born
Author matthiessen peter
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Last Update 2018-04-29 04:55:42AM
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auth_author2 Graham, Dion., Porter, Eliot, 1901-1990.
author Matthiessen, Peter.
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display_description In this classic volume, Peter Matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life. He skillfully and magically portrays the sights, scenes, and people he observed firsthand in several trips over the course of a dozen years: the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter-gatherers; the drama of the predator kills; the hundreds of exotic animals; the breathtaking landscapes; the area's turbulent natural, political, and social histories; the adventures of the field biologists who pursue and investigate the habits of wild creatures; the anthropologists seeking man's origins throughout the Rift Valley; and the lonely African, poised between the traditional ways and the conflicting demands of Western culture.
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publishDate 1972, 2010
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subject_facet Africa, East -- Description and travel, Animal ecology -- Africa, Southern, Matthiessen, Peter -- Travel -- Africa, East, Natural history -- Africa, East, Natural history -- Africa, Southern
title_display The tree where man was born / The African experience
title_full The tree where man was born / [text by] Peter Matthiessen ; [and] The African experience / [photographs by] Eliot Porter, The tree where man was born [electronic resource] / Peter Matthiessen
title_short The tree where man was born
topic_facet Animal ecology, Description and travel, Matthiessen, Peter, Natural history, Travel