The Snow Leopard

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Peter Matthiessen

Narrated By: Peter Matthiessen

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: April 2014

Duration: 7 hours 58 minutes


In 1973, Peter 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. Matthiessen, a student of Z en Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest-to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain. As the climb proceeds, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering, impermanence, and beauty.