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Under the Mountain Wall

Peter Matthiessen

Under the Mountain Wall

A Chronicle of Two Seasons in Stone Age New Guinea

by Peter Matthiessen

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel - General,
  • Description And Travel,
  • Matthiessen, Peter - Prose & Criticism,
  • Travel,
  • Oceania,
  • Ethnology,
  • Indonesia,
  • Irian Barat

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9302168M
    ISBN 100140095489
    ISBN 109780140095487
    OCLC/WorldCa15285905

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