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Throwim Way Leg By Timothy Flannery

Throwim Way Leg
by Timothy Flannery

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First published in 1998 this is the hilarious, riveting and sometimes terrifying adventures of an Australian field biologist in the jungles and mountains of New Guinea. It is wildlife research at the sharp end - colourful, fascinating and dangerous.
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Throwim Way Leg: Adventures in the Jungles of New Guinea by Timothy Flannery

The Hilarious, riveting and sometimes terrifying adventures of an Australian field bioligist in the jungles and mountains of New Guinea, one of the last frontiers left on earth. In New Guinea Pidgin, throwin 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. Flannery observes the collision of cultures as Catholic missionaries seek to reform traditional beliefs and mining companies exploit the huge gold and copper resources of the island.

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About Timothy Flannery


Tim Flannery was born in Melbourne in 1956. He lives in Sydney, where he is Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Museum. In 1998 he was appointe

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GOR002692626
Throwim Way Leg: Adventures in the Jungles of New Guinea by Timothy Flannery
Timothy Flannery
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
1998-09-14
336
0297842722
9780297842729
Short-listed for Book Data/ABA Book of the Year Award 1998
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.