Shadow Country Modern Library

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Modern Library #ad - No doubt about it. S. Breathtaking. Merwin  “An epic masterpiece. J. 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. Watson on the wild florida frontier at the turn of the twentieth century—were originally conceived as one vast, mysterious novel.

Finally now we have this three-part saga welded like a bell, and with Watson’s song the last sound, all the elements fuse and resonate. Los angeles times“Peter Matthiessen has done great things with the Watson trilogy. It is the quintessence of his lifelong concerns, and a great legacy. W. National book award winner •  “altogether gripping,  but a great american novel, not just a tour de force in its stylistic range, and brilliantly told, shocking, as powerful a reading experience as nearly any in our literature.

Shadow Country Modern Library #ad - Michael dirda, lost man’s river, the new york review of books Killing Mister Watson, and Bone by Bone—Peter Matthiessen’s great American epic about Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E. It’s the story of our continent, both land and people, and his writing does every justice to the blood fury of his themes.

Don delillo  “the fiction of peter Ma­­tthiessen is the reason a lot of people in my generation decided to be writers.

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The Snow Leopard Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Penguin Books. As the climb proceeds, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, impermanence, and beauty.

. 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. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

The Snow Leopard Penguin Classics #ad - 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.

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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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 - Good buy. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Government, and makes clear why the traditional Indian concept of the earth is so important at a time when increasing populations are destroying the precious resources of our world. Kept off the shelves for eight years because of one of the most protracted and bitterly fought legal cases in publishing history, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse reveals the Lakota tribe’s long struggle with the U.

S. Behind this violent chain of events lie issues of great complexity and profound historical resonance, brilliantly explicated by Peter Matthiessen in this controversial book. 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, a desperate shoot-out between FBI agents and Native Americans near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the novel In Paradise   On a hot June morning in 1975, left an Indian and two federal agents dead.

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the American Indian Movement #ad - New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. 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.

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Killing Mister Watson

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Vintage #ad - Its original price was more than double my asking price. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around the turn of the century. Good buy. Penguin Books. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your.

Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J.

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Far Tortuga: A Novel

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Vintage #ad - Good buy. An adventure story and a deeply considered meditation upon the sea itself. Beautiful and original. A resonant and symbolical story of nine doomed men who dream of an earthly paradise as the world winds down around them. Newsweek Penguin Books. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says.

Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. Its original price was more than double my asking price.

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At Play in the Fields of the Lord

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Vintage #ad - Good buy. Vintage. Lewis moon, a stateless mercenary who is himself part Indian, has come to kill them on the behalf of the local comandante. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. 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.

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. Out of this struggle peter matthiessen creates an electrifying moral thriller—adapted into a movie starring John Lithgow, Kathy Bates, and Tom Waits.

At Play in the Fields of the Lord #ad - Its original price was more than double my asking price. Penguin Books. 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 - Good buy. 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. 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.

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. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

The Tree Where Man Was Born 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.

Its original price was more than double my asking price. 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.

With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Penguin Books.

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Lost Man's River: Shadow Country Trilogy 2

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Vintage #ad - Penguin Books. Only a storyteller of peter matthiessen’s dazzling artistry could capture the beauty and strangeness of life on this lawless frontier while probing deeply into its underlying tragedy: the brutal destruction of the land in the name of progress, and the racism that infects the heart of New World history.

Used book in Good Condition. New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. J. Watson in the silent twilight. Who was E. Good buy. Vintage. Watson? was he a devoted family man, and tradition to wield against the obliterating forces of twentieth-century progress: speck daniels, descendants of renegades and pioneers, should the neighbors fear the obsessed Lucius when he returns to live among them and ask questions?   The characters in this tale are men and women molded by the harsh elements of the Florida Everglades—an isolated breed, who have only their grit, instinct, an inspired farmer, a man of progress and vision? Or was he a cold-blooded murderer and amoral opportunist? Were his neighbors driven to kill him out of fear? Or was it envy? And if Watson was a killer, moonshiner and alligator poacher turned gunrunner; Sally Brown, who struggles to escape the racism and shame of her local family; R.

Lost Man's River: Shadow Country Trilogy 2 #ad - A story of epic scope and ambition, lost Man’s River confronts the primal relationship between a dangerous father and his desperate sons and the ways in which his death has shaped their lives. J. One of the few american writers ever nominated for the National Book Award for both fiction and nonfiction presents the second novel in his Watson trilogy.

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Bone by Bone: Shadow Country Trilogy 3

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Vintage #ad - Good buy. Vintage. Here is the bloodied child of the Civil War and Reconstruction who dreams of recovering the family plantation. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. He becomes the gifted cane planter nearing success on a wilderness river when he gives in fatally to his accumulating demons. Bone by bone may well come to be regarded as a classic.

San francisco chronicle book reviewIn Bone by Bone, Peter Matthiessen speaks in the extraordinary voice of the enigmatic and dangerous E. Watson, obliquely, whom we first saw, through the eyes of his early twentieth-century Everglades community in Killing Mister Watson. This astonishing new novel, and destruction of the land that fueled the so-called American Dream, virulent racism, calling to account the violence, points an accusing finger straight into the burning eyes of Uncle Sam.

Bone by Bone: Shadow Country Trilogy 3 #ad - New book, its preservable and useful. It is as Wallace Stegner says. Matthiessen's introduction presents a map of the book to start your. Like a true tragic figure, watson knows and understands; he does not wriggle to save his own skin, " said The New York Times. Powerfully imagined, prodigiously detailed, Bone by Bone is a literary tour de force as bold and ambitious as Watson himself.

Watson's voice is an artistic triumph.

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The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Grunwald chronicles how a series of visionaries tried to drain and “reclaim” it, a 1928 hurricane drowned 2, and how Mother Nature refused to bend to their will; in the most harrowing tale, 500 people in the Everglades. Penguin Books. Now it is revered as a national treasure, and Americans have launched the largest environmental project in history to try to save it.

The swamp is the stunning story of the destruction and possible resurrection of the Everglades, the saga of man's abuse of nature in southern Florida and his unprecedented efforts to make amends. That plan is already the blueprint for a new worldwide era of ecosystem restoration. Penguin Books. And though the southern Everglades was preserved as a national park, it soon deteriorated into an ecological mess.

The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise #ad - The everglades was once reviled as a liquid wasteland, and Americans dreamed of draining it. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Used book in Good Condition. The everglades was america's last frontier, a wild country long after the West was won. Good buy. Vintage.

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In Paradise: A Novel

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Riverhead Books #ad - Penguin Books. Clements olin has joined them, in order to complete his research on the strange suicide of a survivor. In this, he confronts the legacy of evil, his final novel, 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.

Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. 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. Great product! Paperback. Its original price was more than double my asking price. Good buy. Vintage. As the days pass, tensions both political and personal surface among the participants, stripping away any easy pretense to resolution or healing.

In Paradise: A Novel #ad - They offer prayer at the crematoria and meditate in all weathers on the selection platform. 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 acclaimed books.

. Caught in the grip of emotions and impulses of bewildering intensity, Olin is forced to abandon his observer’s role and to bear witness, not only to his family’s ambiguous history but to his own.

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