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Matthiessen, Peter

Syllabification: Mat·thies·sen, Peter
Pronunciation: /ˈmaTH(y)əsən
 
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Definition of Matthiessen, Peter in English:

( 1927–2014), US writer and environmentalist. Notable works include the novels Far Tortuga (1975) and Killing Mr. Watson (1990) and the travel-based nonfiction The Snow Leopard (1978) and East of Lo Monthang (1995).

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