- Author:Peter Matthiessen
- Publisher:Random House (1991)
- Pages:224 pages
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Praise for Peter Matthiessen’s. Matthiessen brings a needed balance to the question of wildlife preservation, never losing sight of the problem’s human dimension.
Praise for Peter Matthiessen’s. At times poeti. nd always informative. St. Petersburg Times. His work is that rare combination of solid information and splendid writing. His book is elegant and elegiac.
The peter matthiessen reader. In Lost Man’s River Matthiessen returns to the primeval landscape of the Florida Everglades, the setting of his bestseller Killing Mister Watson. In this single-volume collection of the distinguished author’s nonfiction are essays and excerpts that highlight the spiritual, literary, and political daring so crucial to Matthiessen’s vision. In 1910 a sugarcane planter named E. J. Watson was gunned down by a group of his neighbors, perhaps in cold blood, perhaps in self defense. Years later, E. s son Lucius tries to discover the truth of his father’s life and death.
African Silences (1991). Baikal: Sacred Sea of Siberia (1992)
Matthiessen at WNYC New York Public Radio in 2008 promoting his novel Shadow Country. In his book The Snow Leopard, Matthiessen reported having had a somewhat tempestuous on-again off-again relationship with his wife Deborah, culminating in a deep commitment to each other made shortly before she was diagnosed with cancer. Matthiessen and Deborah practiced Zen Buddhism. She died in New York City near the end of 1972. African Silences (1991). Baikal: Sacred Sea of Siberia (1992). East of Lo Monthang: In the Land of Mustang (1995).
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He kept that feather for many years without finding anyone, white or black, who could identify the bird. In 1934, in the African museum at Tervueren, near Brussels, he matched the feather to the hen. of an old pair of stuffed fowls that were thought to be juvenile domestic peacocks. The cockbird was dark blue and green, with a russet neck patch, while the hen was green above, russet beneath.
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Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend, the author of more than thirty acclaimed books.
In this critically acclaimed work Peter Matthiessen explores new terrain on a continent he has written about in two previous books, A Tree Where Man Was Born - nominated for the National Book Award - and Sand Rivers. Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend, the author of more than thirty acclaimed books. In this, his final novel, he confronts the legacy of evil, and our unquenchable desire to wrest good from it. One week in late autumn of 1996, a group gathers at the site of a former death camp. Through his eyes we see elephants, white rhinos, gorillas, and other endangered creatures of the wild.
Fantastic travelogue and natural history of West and Central Africa. Published by Thriftbooks. The first essay detailed a trip he made in 1978 to West Africa, accompanying primatologist Gilbert Boese on a wildlife survey of Senegal, Gambia, and Ivory Coast.