Far Tortuga: A Novel

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The Snow Leopard Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - This penguin classics edition features an introduction by acclaimed travel writer and novelist Pico Iyer. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. An unforgettable spiritual journey through the himalayas by renowned writer peter matthiessen 1927-2014, the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise 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.

As the climb proceeds, suffering, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, impermanence, and beauty. 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.

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Shadow Country Modern Library

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Modern Library #ad - Shadow country lives up to anyone’s highest expectations for great writing. Richard ford “shadow country, Matthiessen’s distillation of the earlier Watson saga,  represents his original vision. No doubt about it. National book award winner •  “altogether gripping, not just a tour de force in its stylistic range,  but a great American novel, shocking, and brilliantly told, as powerful a reading experience as nearly any in our literature.

Michael dirda, the new york review of books killing mister watson, Lost Man’s River, and Bone by Bone—Peter Matthiessen’s great American epic about Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E. Merwin  “An epic masterpiece. A great American novel. The miami Herald Penguin Books. J. It’s the story of our continent, both land and people, and his writing does every justice to the blood fury of his themes.

Shadow Country Modern Library #ad - Don delillo  “the fiction of peter Ma­­tthiessen is the reason a lot of people in my generation decided to be writers. Breathtaking.

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At Play in the Fields of the Lord

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Vintage #ad - In a malarial outpost in the south American rain forest, two misplaced gringos converge and clash in this novel from the National Book Award-winning author. Penguin Books. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Vintage. A novel of conradian richness,  at Play in the Fields of the Lord explores both the varieties of spiritual experience and the politics of cultural genocide.

. Lewis moon, a stateless mercenary who is himself part Indian, has come to kill them on the behalf of the local comandante. Out of this struggle peter matthiessen creates an electrifying moral thriller—adapted into a movie starring John Lithgow, Kathy Bates, and Tom Waits. Martin quarrier has come to convert the elusive Niaruna Indians to his brand of Christianity.

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The Tree Where Man Was Born Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - A timeless and majestic portrait of africa by renowned writer peter matthiessen 1927-2014, author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise A finalist for the National Book Award when it was released in 1972, this vivid portrait of East Africa remains as fresh and revelatory now as on the day it was first published.

Vintage. Penguin Books. From the daily lives of wild herdsmen and the drama of predator kills to the field biologists investigating wild creatures and the anthropologists seeking humanity's origins in the rift valley,  The Tree Where Man Was Born is a classic of journalistic observation. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen.

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Penguin Books. Peter matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to portray the sights, scenes, and people he observed firsthand in several trips over the course of a dozen years. This penguin classics edition features an introduction by groundbreaking British primatologist Jane Goodall. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

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Killing Mister Watson

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Vintage #ad - Penguin Books. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around the turn of the century. Vintage. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Penguin Books. Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J.

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In Paradise: A Novel

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Riverhead Books #ad - Penguin Books. Penguin Books. They eat and sleep in the sparse quarters of the Nazi officers who, half a century before, sent more than a million Jews in this camp to their deaths. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Vintage. 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. The bestselling final novel by a writer of incomparable range, and achievement, power, a three-time winner of the National Book Award. Peter matthiessen was a literary legend, the author of more than thirty acclaimed books.

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Profoundly thought-provoking, In Paradise is a fitting coda to the luminous career of a writer who was “for all readers. As the days pass, tensions both political and personal surface among the participants, stripping away any easy pretense to resolution or healing. Great product! He was for the world” National Geographic.

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Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

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Penguin Classics #ad - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Great product! He followed the trails of old explorers, wild tribesmen, encountered river bandits, and the evidence of ancient ruins, and discovered fossils in the depths of the Peruvian jungle.

Penguin Books. Vintage. Filled with observations and descriptions of the people and the fading wildlife of this vast world to the south, The Cloud Forest is his incisive, wry report of his expedition into some of the last and most exotic wild terrains in the world. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the American Indian Movement

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Penguin Books #ad - Its original price was more than double my asking price. Great product! Vintage. Good buy. Penguin Books. An “indescribably touching, extraordinarily intelligent" los angeles times book review chronicle of a fatal gun-battle between fbi agents and American Indian Movement activists by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen 1927-2014, South Dakota, author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the novel In Paradise   On a hot June morning in 1975, a desperate shoot-out between FBI agents and Native Americans near Wounded Knee, left an Indian and two federal agents dead.

Four members of the american indian movement were indicted on murder charges, Leonard Peltier, and one, was convicted and is now serving consecutive life sentences in a federal penitentiary. Behind this violent chain of events lie issues of great complexity and profound historical resonance, brilliantly explicated by Peter Matthiessen in this controversial book.

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Men's Lives

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Vintage #ad - A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. Vintage. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. An eloquent portrayal of a disappearing way of life of the Long Island fishermen whose voices--humorous, bitter and bewildered--are as clear as the threatened beauty of their once quiet shore.

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The Plover: A Novel

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Picador #ad - Its original price was more than double my asking price. Vintage. The plover is the story of their adventures and misadventures in the immense blue country one of their company calls Pacifica. Declan o donnell has sailed deep into the vast, wild ocean, having had just finally enough of other people and their problems.

Hounded by a mysterious enemy, declan o Donnell's lonely boat is eventually crammed with humor, argument, tension, reluctantly acquiring one new resident after another, and a resident herring gull. Brian doyle's the plover is a sea novel, the story of a cold man melting, heartfelt celebration of life's surprising paths, a battle at sea-and a rapturous, a watery quest, a compendium of small miracles, a maritime adventure, an elegy to Edmund Burke, planned and unplanned.

The Plover: A Novel #ad - Great product! Good buy. Penguin Books. A masterwork by Peter Matthiessen. He will go it alone, he will be his own country, he will be beholden to and beloved of no one. But the galaxy soon presents him with a string of odd, entertaining, and dangerous passengers, who become companions of every sort and stripe.

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