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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"

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