This book, from the author of "At Play in the Fields of the Lord", "The Cloud Forest", "The Snow Leopard", "Nine-Headed Dragon River" and "Men's Lives", portrays the Kurelu tribe in New Guinea - an ancient, lost culture of simplicity and violence.
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"Peter Matthiessen is an original and powerful artist who has produced as impressive a body of work as that of any writer of our time. Both as a novelist and as a naturalist he has immeasurably enlarged our consciousness"
"Matthiessen-is a writer of great integrity, who lives the life he writes, and yet whose scathing critique of our all-consuming, all-exploiting society is also realistic" ( Scotland on Sunday)
"Our greatest modern nature writer in the lyrical tradition"
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Book Description Harvill Press, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. In VERY GOOD overall condition, with some signs of previous ownership. Daily dispatch from UK warehouse. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001435114
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003957610
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR005078776
Book Description Harvill Press, London, 1989. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001508
Book Description HarperCollins, Viking, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: G+. 272pp. Index. Wear wraps, soiling. Bookseller Inventory # 235480
Book Description Collins Harvill. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0002728567 cover differs. Bookseller Inventory # CCC0020399
Book Description Harvill, London, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. 8vo. pp272. "Art and ethnology ar blended with rare skill in this beautiful and touching portrait" .of the Kurelu, in central New Guinea, the only Stone Age tribe that has survived into the twentieth century. Bookseller Inventory # 003749
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1989. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. UK reprint in soft cover format, 8vo, 408pp, card covers; very mild edge and endpaper spotting o/w VG+/Fine Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 24975
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1989. Paper Back. Book Condition: Very Good. 272pp. This book describes a lost culture in central New Guines, in all its violence and simplicity. It has minor shelf wear and is a slightly yellowed around the edges, but otherwise the book is in excellent condition. Size: Size E: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). Bookseller Inventory # 3904
Book Description Collins Harvill, UK, 1989. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. tidy ex library. Bookseller Inventory # 26020