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  • ISBN: 9780299169909
  • ISBN10: 0299169901

Secret Places My Life in New York and New Guinea

by Tobias Schneebaum

  • List Price: $24.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr
  • Publish date: 05/01/2000
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In the swamps of Asmat in West New Guinea, Tobias Schneebaum -- traveler, writer, painter, explorer -- finds the way of life that suits him best. Secret Places reels readers into a world of storytellers and sorcerers, cannibals and carvers, a place where Schneebaum discovers his soulmates and his own soul.

Looking back at a life of wild adventure, Schneebaum seeks in Secret Places to intertwine the varied strands of his experience, pondering the parallel universes of his experience as a gay Jewish New Yorker and his years among the Asmat. The result illuminates both worlds -- as when he juxtaposes the Asmat celebration of the spirits of the dead with a New York City plagued by AIDS and its own sad spirits.

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