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The Resource Throwim way leg : an adventure, Tim Flannery

Throwim way leg : an adventure, Tim Flannery

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Throwim way leg : an adventure
Title
Throwim way leg
Title remainder
an adventure
Statement of responsibility
Tim Flannery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In New Guinea Pidgin, Tim Flannery explains, 'throwim way leg means to go on a journey. It describes the action of thrusting out your leg to take the first step of what can be a long march...' Here he invites us to share in his breathtaking adventures, as he meets skilled hunters and befriends a shaman, climbs mountains never before scaled by Europeans, discovers new species and, deep in the jungle, stumbles across the giant bones of extinct marsupials
Summary
Details the author's friendship with a New Guinea warrior and the fate of the indigenous peoples
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Adelaide Festival Award for Non Fiction (South Australia), 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
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157650
Cataloging source
DLC
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1956-
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Flannery, Tim F.
Dewey number
919.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Zoology
  • Zoology
  • Papua (Indonesia)
  • Papua New Guinea
Target audience
adult
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tree-kangaroos, possums, and penis gourds--on the track of unknown mammals in wildest New Guinea
Label
Throwim way leg : an adventure, Tim Flannery
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Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previously published: Melbourne : Text Publishing, 1998
Control code
000020470750
Dimensions
20cm.
Extent
326 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781876485191
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:
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Label
Throwim way leg : an adventure, Tim Flannery
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previously published: Melbourne : Text Publishing, 1998
Control code
000020470750
Dimensions
20cm.
Extent
326 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781876485191
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
maps

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