Men's Lives by Peter MatthiessenMen's Lives by Peter Matthiessen

Men's Lives

byPeter Matthiessen

Paperback | January 12, 1988

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An eloquent portrayal of a disappearing way of life of the Long Island fishermen whose voices--humorous, bitter and bewildered--are as clear as the threatened beauty of their once quiet shore.
Peter Matthiessen was born in New York City in 1927 and had already begun his writing career by the time he graduated from Yale University in 1950. The following year, he was a founder of The Paris Review. Besides At Play in the Fields of the Lord, which was nominated for the National Book Award, he published six other works of fiction...
Title:Men's LivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.98 × 5.16 × 0.76 inPublished:January 12, 1988Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:039475560X

ISBN - 13:9780394755601


From Our Editors

Available for the first time in a text-only edition, Peter Matthiessen's acclaimed Men's Lives should enjoy the kind of success that greeted John McPhee's Pine Barrens and William Warner's Beautiful Swimmers.