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  • African Silencesby Peter Matthiessen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95

    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 he has written about in two previous books, A Tree Where Man Was Born -- nominated for the National Book Award -- and Sand Rivers. Through... more...

  • An African Trilogyby Peter Matthiessen

    Random House 2012; US$ 27.18

    During the 1970s and 1980s, Peter Matthiessen took part in a number of expeditions to Africa, witnessing first-hand the continent?s many and diverse peoples and wildlife. The fruits of these journeys are three of the most impressive essays on the natural world of the late twentieth century. The Tree where Man Was Born documents wild landscapes,... more...

  • At Play in the Fields of the Lordby Peter Matthiessen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    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 for a major motion picture. more...

  • Blue Meridianby Peter Matthiessen

    Random House 2012; US$ 23.98

    In 1969 Peter Matthiessen set out with the expedition led by Peter Gimbel, whose aim was to find and film underwater for the first time the most dangerous of all sea creatures - the great white shark. Acting as the expedition's chronicler and spare hand (both on the surface and below), Matthiessen accompanied the crew from the Carribean to the whaling... more...

  • Bone by Boneby Peter Matthiessen

    Random House 2013; US$ 11.18

    In this magnificent novel, which is the conclusion to the celebrated Watson trilogy, E.J. Watson tells his own story, through his turbulent life, to his death at the hands of vigilantes. From his destitute childhood in South Carolina, and the terrible events which haunt him for the rest of his days, the narrative shifts to the wilds of the Florida... more...

  • The Cloud Forestby Peter Matthiessen

    Random House 2012; US$ 27.18

    Peter Mattiessen has long been known for his travels to some of the remotest lands on earth, most notably recorded in The Snow Leopard . The Cloud Forest brings to vivid life a South American journey that took him from the Sargasso Sea to the jungles of Amazonia, from the Inca city of Machu Picchu high in the Andes to the bleak rocks of Tierra... more...

  • Endocrine Disruptersby Peter Matthiessen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 133.00

    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 endocrine system, potentially resulting in adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects. In recent... more...

  • Far Tortugaby Peter Matthiessen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

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

  • In Paradiseby Peter Matthiessen

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 21.87

    In Paradise tells the story of a group of men and women who come together for a weeklong meditation retreat at the site of a World War II concentration camp, and the grief, rage and upsetting revelations that surface during their time together. Even as it probes the suffering, conflicts, and longings of these diverse characters, In Paradise raises... more...

  • In The Spirit Of Crazy Horseby Peter Matthiessen

    Random House 2012; US$ 27.18

    On a hot June morning in 1975, a shoot-out between FBI agents and American Indians erupted on a reservation near Wounded Knee in South Dakota. Two FBI agents and one Indian died. Eventually four Indians, all members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) were indicted on murder charges, Twenty-two years late, one of them, Leonard Peltier, is still... more...