Tim Flannery Throwim Way Leg: An Adventure

ISBN 13: 9780141031415

Throwim Way Leg: An Adventure

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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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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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Tim Flannery
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (2007)
ISBN 10: 0141031417 ISBN 13: 9780141031415
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110141031417

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