Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness


A vintage paintings of nature and humanity, by way of popular author Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), writer of the nationwide ebook Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the hot novel In Paradise
 
Peter Matthiessen crisscrossed 20,000 miles of the South American wasteland, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, excessive within the Andes, right down to Tierra del Fuego and again. He the paths of previous explorers, encountered river bandits, wild tribesmen, and the proof of historic ruins, and came across fossils within the depths of the Peruvian jungle. full of observations and outlines of the folks and the fading natural world of this immense global to the south, The Cloud Forest is his incisive, wry file of his excursion into a few of the final and so much unique wild terrains within the world.

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