Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen
12 May 2008 // 5:59 PM
Matthiessen does murder so well, the reader can see the rage in Watson's feral eyes. Can feel the blade of his razor drawing across the throat.
The Birds of Heaven: Travels With Cranes by Peter Matthiessen
31 Dec 1994 // 7:03 PM
A glimpse of those long months of freezing and sweltering, studying and contemplating, in the field by an observer who has done it with sensitive dedication.