Peter Matthiessen

Peter Matthiessen has authored more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction including At Play in the Fields of the Lord, Far Tortuga, and The Snow Leopard, which won the National Book Award in 1978.

A Letter from Peter Matthiessen

I love the quicksilver intuitions, the summoning of wind and light, the variations John Hay plays in his fine responses to the natural world and the life of our surrounding oceans, in particular. We both live on the Northeast coast,…