Peter Matthiessen author biography, plus links to books by Peter Matthiessen.

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Peter Matthiessen

Peter Matthiessen is the author of thirty books, including Shadow Country, which won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2008, and The Snow Leopard, which won the National Book Award in two nonfiction categories nearly three decades before. A cofounder of The Paris Review and a world-renowned naturalist, explorer, Zen teacher, and activist, he lives on the South Fork of Long Island.

This biography was last updated on 04/08/2014.

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