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The Tree Where Man Was Born

By Peter Matthiessen
Narrated by Dion Graham / 9 hours 57 minutes

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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Author
Narrator Dion Graham
ISBN 9781481585460
Length 9 hours 57 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication Date
Abridged No
 

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