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Some years ago, when artist Mary Frank first met writer Peter Matthiessen, she told him that his book The Snow Leopard had inspired a drawing of that mythical animal. Not long thereafter, he stopped by her studio to see the drawing and was so stunned by her work that he proposed they do a book together - a kind of "bestiary" using her many strong drawings of birds and ...more
Hardcover, 120 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by ABRAMS
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Peter Matthiessen is the author of more than thirty books and the only writer to win the National Book Award for both non-fiction (The Snow Leopard, in two categories, in 1979 and 1980) and fiction (Shadow Country, in 2008). A co-founder of The Paris Review and a world-renowned naturalist, explorer and activist, he died in April 2014.More about Peter Matthiessen...