The snow leopard of Shanghai by Erin Pizzey

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .

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StatementErin Pizzey.
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Pagination596 p. ;
Number of Pages596
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Open LibraryOL22362460M
ISBN 10006100037X
OCLC/WorldCa21348118

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The Snow Leopard Of Shanghai book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the Russian Revolution to China's Cultural Revolut /5. The Snow Leopard of Shanghai Paperback – April 1, by Erin Pizzey (Author) › Visit Amazon's Erin Pizzey Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(6). From the Russian Revolution to China's Cultural Revolution, from the splendor of the Orient to the sin of a Shanghai brothel, here is the breathtaking story of a woman's extraordinary life.

Her name is Sophia. Wild and beautiful, s he envisions herself to be the legendary Snow Leopard, the defiant survivor, the free spirit who can endure any hardship and fulfill any love. The Snow Leopard of Shanghai. Book Binding:Hardback.

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The author did live in Shanghai in her youth, presumably of /5. Snow leopard, also called ounce, large long-haired Asian cat, classified as either Panthera uncia or Uncia uncia in the family Felidae.

The snow leopard inhabits the mountains of central Asia and the Indian subcontinent, ranging from an elevation of about 1, metres (about 6, feet) in the winter to about 5, metres (18, feet) in the.

The Snow Leopard is a book by Peter Matthiessen. It is an account of his two-month search for the snow leopard with naturalist George Schaller in the Dolpo region on the Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayas.

2 Awards and acclaim. 4 External links. The book recounts the journey of Matthiessen and Schaller in The snow leopard of Shanghai book Shey Gompa in the inner Author: Peter Matthiessen.

The snow leopard (Panthera uncia), also known as the ounce, is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List because the global population is estimated to number less t mature individuals and is expected to decline about 10% by It is threatened by poaching and habitat destruction following infrastructural Class: Mammalia.

THE SNOW LEOPARD was a book I nearly didn't finish. It does get trying in some parts. This is one of the few books that I actually had a dream about while reading it. It seemed profound at the time, and I was very glad that I soldiered on to the end of Matthiessen's wonderful story/5.

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Snow Leopards begins with chapters on the genetic standing and taxonomy of the snow leopard, followed by chapters on their behavior and ecology. Additional contributions follow on the current and emerging threats to the species, which include longstanding concerns, such as poaching and conflicts with livestock, and new and emerging threats such.

The Snow Leopard of Shanghai by Erin Pizzey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   1. The scientific name for the snow leopard is Panthera usly classified in the genus Uncia, recent genetic testing has resulted in a taxonomical shift to the genus Panthera, which consists of other true big cats like lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars.

Inan estimated 4,–8, snow leopards are left in the wild—much larger than previously thought (4,–6, Reviews: The Snow Leopard Trust aims to better understand the endangered snow leopard, and to protect the cat in partnership with the communities that share its habitat.

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Books. Go Search Hello 5/5(3). This is the story of a girl and a leopard, of the high, cold mountains and star spangled snow, prayer flags and magic.

Woven out of folk tales and dreams. The book began with the words, caught in the wind while out on a walk along the cliffs in Pembrokeshire and captured in the small note book that should go everywhere with me, when I remember.

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Snow Leopard of Shanghai by Erin Pizzey; 4 editions; First published in Snow Leopard of Shanghai | Open Library. The Snow Leopard InPeter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard.4/4(14).

Known for their elusive nature, snow leopards are referred to by locals as “mountain ghosts.” As one of the most mysterious species on the planet, the snow leopard remains one of the least understood, and seen, of the big cats.

The Snow Leopard leapt back into my life shortly after I had picked up a dense but rewarding book called Essays In Zen Buddhism from a local used bookstore. With these two books in hand, between February and May ofI reconvened learning about Buddhism, an experience I’d nearly forgotten since my freshman year in college.

Directed by Gerry O'Hara. With Keir Dullea, Susan Penhaligon, Kenneth More, Billie Whitelaw. A beautiful young woman is driving through the English countryside during a terrible snowstorm.

She wrecks her car, and is found by a bitter, reclusive former American racecar driver, who was crippled in an accident. He has some secrets of his own that are hidden/10(). FOREWORD. This edition of the International Snow leopard Studbook is current through 1. January The living population at that time comprised () animals outside the File Size: 8MB.

An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise InPeter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard/5().

Snow leopards are a Class A protected animal in China and classified as "vulnerable" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

They mainly inhabit the Himalayas in central and southern Asia at an altitude of 2, to 4, meters. If you haven't watched Born in China, yet, you should know the snow leopard story was one of the most heartfelt and affecting in the Author: Jessica Rawden.

Complete summary of Peter Matthiessen's The Snow Leopard. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Snow Leopard. The snow leopard (Panthera uncia) is a feline species distributed over 12 countries in Central Asia.

It is estimated that China contains approximately 60% of the potential habitat available to. Among all the entries, photo of snow leopard taken in is the most is the first time a snow leopard was caught on camera on Gongga Mountain and even the whole Daxue Mountain range.

Fitfully, this "Snow Leopard" seems to me his best book of nonfiction. Otherwise--again--his last would be. "The Tree Where Man Was Born" () is not only a search through Africa for the birthplace of man, but somehow for Mr.

Matthiessen's own birth, as if he wished to start over. Saving China’s Snow Leopards with Locals The upcoming forum will hopefully shed more light on the range of the snow leopard and their increasing or decreasing numbers, but saw a Author: Tyler Roney.

The best part is the idea that the snow leopard has a special duty (to protect) and a limited time before it must choose another snow leopard to take it's place. It helps explain (in a magical way) the purpose people and in this case, animals, have on this earth and that there is a connection between them.

Very good book/5(58). 21 Outside India and China, inthe Snow Leopard Trust was founded, and the Rolex foundation gave Rodney Jackson a grant to do the first radio collaring of snow leopards in Nepal, as described in Darla Hillard, Vanishing Tracks: Four Years among the Snow Leopards of Nepal, New York: Arbor House Publishing Company, Cited by: 1.

In “The Snow Leopard,” Jackie Morris visits a land where respect for the wilderness is a fact of life. The book is set in the western Himalayas, where shamanistic traditions are preserved in Author: Bruno Navasky. Introduction. The snow leopard (Panthera uncia) is a flagship and keystone species in much of the alpine ecosystems of Central Asia, with only – individuals left in the world (McCarthy and Chapron, ).It has been listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) since (Goodwin and Holloway, ), and included in Appendix I of the Convention Cited by: Remarkably, they reach Shey Gompo, an ancient temple in the high mountains, meet the lama, and spend a couple of weeks watching sheep there, but never see the snow leopard.

I liked the book for its slow pace and beautiful descriptions of the scenery (and birds and plants).4/5(39). Lie here with me in snow.

Published in the print edition of the Octoissue. Lucie Brock-Broido, who died in March, was the author of four poetry collections, including, most Author: Lucie Brock-Broido. Also Known As: Xin Xue Bao Country: China Language: Mandarin Release Date: 3 September Runtime: 45 minutes per episode Genre: Drama, War.In Mathiessen journeyed wioth George Schaller, a field biologist, to Crystal Mountain in the Himalayas, to study the wiild blue sheep of the region called bharal.

They also hoped to see the rare snow leopard, an almost mythical creature which Schaller once glimpsed on a previous visit. Matthiessen is a student of Zen Buddhism and for him this 5/5(7).Through the release of its new film, Born in China, Disneynature takes moviegoers on a journey into the wilds of film follows three animal families—the elusive snow leopard, the clever monkey, and the majestic panda—as they struggle to survive over the course of a year while embracing the challenge of raising their families.

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