Pat Shipman





Pat Shipman

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Pat Shipman is a professor of anthropology at Penn State University. Coauthor of the award-winning The Ape in the Tree, she writes for American Scientist and lives in Moncure, North Carolina.


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Meetings With Remarkable Men by G.I. Gurdjieff
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Right around the turn of the 20th century, G.I. Gurdjieff initiated a group of spiritual adventurers called the "Seekers of Truth". These intrepid intellectuals of every stripe criss-crossed Africa and Asia in search of the hidden mysteries of antiquity. In Meetings with Remarkable Men, Gurdjieff narrates their exploits while drawing portraits of these extraordinary figure....
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320 pages.
 
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To the Heart of the Nile  Lady Florence Baker and the Exploration of Central Africa by Pat Shipman
by Pat Shipman
In 1859, at age fourteen, Florence Szasz stood before a room full of men and waited to be auctioned to the highest bidder. But slavery and submission were not to be her destiny: Sam Baker, a wealthy English gentleman and eminent adventurer, was moved by compassion and an immediate, overpowering empathy for the young woman, and braved extraordinary perils to help her escape
GRR 3.63
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448 pages
 
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August by Gerard Woodward
by Gerard Woodward
It has become a tradition for Aldous Jones to take his family camping in Wales, and he has started to feel that a certain symbiosis has developed between their North London home and the Welsh village that they only ever see in August. However, as the years pass, Aldous's family idyll starts to disintegrate and the farm becomes a place drenched in memory.
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