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Took a few months to read. An awful lot of characters made it difficult to keep straight who was who. Enjoyed the history part; Lucius was annoying. So many poor choices by Mr. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Robert Schneider
This is an epic. I read dozens of books a year and this one took me more than 4 months to get through. That is not entirely a bad thing. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Sam Hamilton
Shadow Country only further establishes Peter Mathiassen as one of America's greatest writers, historians, philosophers and naturalists. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Wanderer
Very informative about South Florida history. Nice narrativePublished 1 month ago by Travel Maniac.
This is not an easy read due to the use of dialect and the many characters, but it is well worth it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nancy Mitchell
In full command of his skillful writing, Matthiessen wrote what many have already described as a classic. I agree. Read morePublished 2 months ago by G. M. Stratton
Peter Matthiessen is a hugely respected American writer who, among other feats, co-founded the Paris Review and managed to snatch the National Book Award three times. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Simone Oltolina
This work deservedly should be compared to Hemingway or Twain at their best. I can say I have never seen such a deep development of a character as what Matthiessen has done with... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Waya