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men x27 s lives paperback january 12 1988 by peter matthiessen author

quot men x27 s lives quot is a sad elegy to a lost way of life a scathing criticism of the lobbyists and misguided bureaucrats that helped destroy it and a lively informal history of the shore fishing industry on long island

men x27 s lives the surfmen and baymen of the south fork hardcover june 12 1986 by peter matthiessen author

men x27 s lives the surfmen and baymen of the south fork by peter matthiessen it x27 s no fish ye x27 re buyin its men x27 s lives sir walter scott that short quote captures the essence of men x27 s lives peter matthiessen x27 s excellent book about long island fishermen and the long island fishing industry in a single sentence

men x27 s lives is a eulogy for a few generations of fishermen and a fishing community on the south fork of long island from the late 19th century to the 1960s motorless dories were launched from the beach setting nets that were hauled in by horse teams and then winches on cars

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 more about peter matthiessen

few subjects have received the loving attentiveness which peter matthiessen gives the men who live and fish along the eastern tip of long island they are as in the book x27 s subtitle quot surfmen

men x27 s lives at bay street theatre attention must be paid in its current revival at bay street theater 20 years after it first played to sold out audiences joe pintauro x27 s men x27 s lives based upon peter matthiessen x27 s 1986 history of the baymen on the east end of long island seems as weather beaten and vital as ever

the many lives of peter matthiessen this link opens in a new window peter matthiessen x27 s great genius was that he never saw the need to choose between the two on behalf of men x27 s journal

peter matthiessen may 22 1927 april 5 2014 was an american novelist naturalist wilderness writer zen teacher and cia officer a co founder of the literary magazine the paris review he was the only writer to have won the national book award in both fiction and nonfiction he was also a prominent environmental activist

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men x27 s lives the surfmen and baymen of the south fork by peter matthiessen a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition all pages are intact and the cover is intact the spine may show signs of wear pages can include limited notes and highlighting and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions

men x27 s lives paperback by matthiessen peter isbn 039475560x isbn 13 9780394755601 brand new free shipping in the us portrays the three hundred year old culture of the fishermen of long island x27 s eastern end and the forces that threaten its extinction

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although he saw himself primarily as a novelist peter matthiessen who has died of leukaemia aged 86 became best known for his non fiction writing a phenomenon he once described as quot being pushed

men x27 s lives by peter matthiessen vintage paperback good spine creases wear to binding and pages from reading may contain limited notes underlining or highlighting that does affect the text possible ex library copy that x27 ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library

as one of the world x27 s foremost naturalists matthiessen has roamed the globe in search of the rare becoming more so vanishing species from the snow leopard to the sea turtle are usually the springboard for his often luminous prose his usual goal is to make the mysterious familiar enough that the reader can recognize its value here he strives to give mystery to the familiar and thus give

get this from a library men x27 s lives peter matthiessen 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

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quot in this magnificent and somber portrait of the fishing community of the south fork of long island peter matthiessen shows a stubbornly surviving culture being carelessly exterminated quot book excerpt x27 men x27 s lives x27 x27 on the river styx and other stories x27 1989

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from men x27 s lives by peter matthiessen 1986 amagansett men quot occasionally fish with seines for striped bass and other species on the atlantic side the bass have been scarce this year quot says an observer of a century ago in 1880 9 he cites a talmage of sag harbor a ludlow of bridgehampton

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peter matthiessen was born on may 22 1927 in manhattan a descendant of scandinavian whale hunters and the second of three children of erard a matthiessen an architect and conservationist and

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