Morning Coffee Book Club @ The WMML
- Date: 02/20/2019 10:00 AM
- Location: Welwood Murray Memorial Library
100 E. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, California 92262
Morning Coffee Book Club
Read on the Edge with the Morning Coffee Book Club. Join us for a discussion of The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen at 10:00 a.m. in the Cornelia White Community Room at the Welwood Murray Memorial Library.
The Morning Coffee Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at the Welwood Murray Memorial Library and is open to everyone. Members of the club read the selected book for the month, then join in lively discussions. Please click here to see a list of future selections for the Morning Coffee Book Club.
Refreshments are generously provided by Aspen Mills Bakery. Thank you, Aspen Mills!
February 20, 2019
The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
—National Book Award Winner
—An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014)
In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain. As the climb proceeds, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering, impermanence, and beauty.
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