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An eloquent portrayal of a disappearing way of life of the Long Island fishermen whose voices--humorous, bitter and bewildered--are as clear as the threatened beauty of their once quiet shore. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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A collection of Matthiessen's writing accompanied by the highly impressionistic drawings Frank was inspired to make by that writing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Siberia's Lake Baikal is the oldest, deepest, and largest freshwater lake in the world. In the summer of 1990, the illustrious Matthiessen (The Snow Leopard, At Play in the Fields of the Lord, Far Tortuga) visited Baikal and composed the journal...
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"In its heyday (1400-1600), The Kingdom of Lo dominated the Kali Gandaki River trade between India and Tibet. By the 18th century Lo had lost control over this trade and had been incorporated into the modern Kingdom of Nepal. Isolated deep in the...
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End of the Earth brings to life the waters of the richest whale feeding grounds in the world, the wandering albatross with its 11-foot wingspan arching through the sky, and the habits of every variety of seal, walrus, petrel, and penguin in the...
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