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Shoumatoff, Alex

Overview
Works: 39 works in 156 publications in 9 languages and 7,480 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Travel writing  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Music  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer
Classifications: F2546, 333.72092
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The world is burning by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

33 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 9 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines a knowledge of Brazilian culture, society, and natural history with a portrait of the modern martyr, Mendes
The mountain of names : a history of the human family by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author scales the mountain of names, the great pyramid of ancestry and relationship that unites all human beings
Song from the forest : my life among the pygmies by Louis Sarno( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young man, American Louis Sarno heard a song on the radio that gripped his imagination. With some funding from musician Brian Eno, he followed the mysterious sounds all the way to the Central African rain forest and found their source with the Bayaka Pygmies, a tribe of hunters and gatherers. Nothing could have prepared him for life among the Pygmies, a people legendary for their short stature and musical wealth. Sarno never left. Considered outwardly lazy by some, scrounging, and near alcoholic, the Pygmies Sarno met had seemingly lost all desire to hunt or make music. Only after he had l
The best American travel writing by Paul Theroux( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in 2013, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites
The capital of hope by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The capital of hope : Brasília and its people by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In southern light : trekking through Zaire and the Amazon by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder in the rainforest : the Chico Mendes story by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leggende del deserto americano by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rivers Amazon by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westchester, portrait of a county by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keeper's memory : the Kim Esteve collection and a narrative history of Chácara Flora by Edward G Leffingwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wasting of Borneo : dispatches from a vanishing world by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wide-ranging narrative, seasoned travel writer Alex Shoumatoff takes readers on a journey from the woods of rural New York to the rainforests of the Amazon and Borneo, documenting both the abundance of life and the threats to these vanishing Edens
African madness by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel met vier reisreportages over Afrika door de Amerikaanse journalist
The color of being born by Michael Eugene Cadieux( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Color of Being Born highlights Michael's explosive Nova Totem watercolor paintings. This collection creates a stunning portrait of an injured planet, highlighting the need for environmental preservation and restoration. The artwork is accompanied by a chorus of contributions from renowned authors, painters, and activists. A few notable contributors include NASA scientist and Battlestar Galactica advisor Dr. Kevin Grazier, Hugo award winning artist and writer Ursula Vernon, acclaimed sculptor and architect Martin Huberman, and famed journalist and Vanity Fair editor Alex Shoumatoff
The mountain of names by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diamir : König der Berge : Schicksalsberg Nanga Parbat by Reinhold Messner( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of the American desert : sojourns in the greater Southwest by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines history, anthropology, natural science, and personal narrative to provide a portrait of the American Southwest, looking at the variety of people and experiences that populate the area, focusing on the struggle between different cultures for access to water, and examining many other aspects of the diverse region
Verden brænder by Alex Shoumatoff( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroic language of Chapman's Homer by Alex Shoumatoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The mountain of names : a history of the human family
Alternative Names
Alex Shoumatoff American journalist

Alex Shoumatoff Amerikaans schrijver

Alex Shoumatoff journaliste américain

الکس شوماتوف

シューマトフ, アレックス

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Legends of the American desert : sojourns in the greater Southwest