The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
The Snow Leopard is a 1978 book by Peter Matthiessen, which is an account of his two month journey along with naturalist George Schaller in 1973 to Crystal Mountain, in the Dolpo region on the Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayas.
The 136th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 12th on Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)
- - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)
- - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
- - 48 Good Books (University of Buffalo)