Peter Matthiessen

Peter Matthiessen
Birthplace: New York, NY
Current Residence: Long Island, NY
Setting: Africa, Florida, Asia
Genre: Non-Fiction and Mystery









Peter Matthiessen is an eclectic author who writes in the genres of fiction and non-fiction. He was born in New York state, but has traveled around the world for material for his books. Matthiessen is known for writing several books on the enviroment, including some about the Florida Everglades, which warrants his inclusion on this list.

Cloud Forest by Peter MatthiessenBone by Bone by Peter MatthiessenEnd of the Earth by Peter MatthiessenTigers in the Snow by Peter MatthiessenLost Mans River by Peter Matthiessen

Book List

Fiction
On the River Styx, and Other Stories (1989)
Far Tortuga (1975)
At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1965)
Raditzer (1961)
Partisans (1955)
Race Rock (1954)

Watson Trilogy
Shadow Country: a New Rendering of the Watson Legend (2008)
Bone by Bone (1999)
Lost Man's River (1997)
Killing Mr. Watson (1990)

Non-Fiction
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land: A Photographic Journey (2003)
End of the Earth: Voyages to the White Continent (2003)
The Birds of Heaven: Travel with Cranes (2002)
The Peter Matthiessen Reader (2001)
Tigers in the Snow (2000)
East of Lo Monthang (1995)
Baikal (1992)
Shadows of Africa (1992)
African Silences (1991)
Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals 1969-1982 (1986)
Men's Lives: The Surfmen and Baymen of the South Fork (1986)
Indian Country (1984)
In the Spirit of Crazy Horse (1984)
Sand Rivers (1981)
The Snow Leopard (1978)
The Tree Where Man Was Born (1972)
Everglades: With Selections from the Writings of Peter Matthiessen (1971)
Blue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark (1971)
Sal Si Puedes: Cesar Chavez and the New American Revolution (1970)
The Shorebirds of North America (1967)
Oomingmak: The Expedition to the Musk Ox Island in the Bering Sea (1967)
Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age (1962)
The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness (1961)
Wildlife in America (1954)

See Peter Matthiessen books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: General Fiction.

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