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Each office is allowed one manload per day , yet one seldom sees a fire .
Wrapped in overcoats , shawls , and caps , officials shiver through their duties .
Where is the allocated firewood , I wondered ? Office workers divide it up to take
Continued discord over Kashmir caused two more wars , in 1965 and 1971 , and
in the end the cease - fire line was much as it was in 1947 , with India holding
Ladak and the Vale of Kashmir , and Pakistan most of the rest . These wars ...
Gathering a few sodden twigs and using bits of toilet paper , I try to start a fire .
When after an hour of nursing smoldering stems and timid flames , I finally have a
warming fire , Peter arrives and then two Sherpas . Only a few porters trickle in ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
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