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Under the Mountain Wall

by Peter Matthiessen

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

by Peter Matthiessen & Martin Garbus

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...


Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

by Peter Matthiessen

A classic work of nature and humanity, by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise

Peter Matthiessen crisscrossed...


Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark

by Peter Matthiessen

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Tree Where Man Was Born

by Peter Matthiessen & Jane Goodall

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...


The Snow Leopard

by Peter Matthiessen & Pico Iyer

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...


In Paradise: A Novel

by Peter Matthiessen

The bestselling final novel by a writer of incomparable range, power, and achievement, a three-time winner of the National Book Award.

Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend, the author of more than thirty...


Endocrine Disrupters: Hazard Testing and Assessment Methods

by Peter Matthiessen

Enables researchers to assess the effects of endocrine disrupters as well as comply with new environmental regulations

Endocrine disrupters are chemicals—both man-made and natural—that interfere with the body's...


Killing Mister Watson

by Peter Matthiessen

Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida...


Lost Man's River

by Peter Matthiessen

When his novel Killing Mister Watson was published in 1990, the reviews were extraordinary. It was heralded as "a marvel of invention . . . a virtuoso performance" (The New York Times Book Review) and a "novel...


Shadow Country

National Book Award for Fiction 2008

by Peter Matthiessen

2008 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER

Peter Matthiessen’s great American epic–Killing Mister Watson, Lost Man’s River, and Bone by Bone–was conceived as one vast mysterious novel, but because of its length...


On the River Styx: And Other Stories

by Peter Matthiessen

Since the 1950s Peter Matthiessen has written fiction and nonfiction of elemental power and moral vision, including the acclaimed novels At Play in the Fields of the Lord and Far Tortuga and works of naturalism...


At Play in the Fields of the Lord

by Peter Matthiessen

Set in the South American jungle, this thriller follows the clash between two misplaced gringos--one who has come to convert the Indians to Christianity, and one who has been hired to kill them. Now the basis...


Men's Lives

by Peter Matthiessen

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.


Far Tortuga: A Novel

by Peter Matthiessen

An adventure story and a deeply considered meditation upon the sea itself.


African Silences

by Peter Matthiessen

African Silences is a powerful and sobering account of the cataclysmic depredation of the African landscape and its wildlife. In this critically acclaimed work Peter Matthiessen explores new terrain on a continent...