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On the River Styx

(1989)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Since the 1950s Peter Matthiessen has written fiction and nonfiction of elemental power and moral vision, including the acclaimed novels At Play in the Fields of the Lord and Far Tortuga and works of naturalism and exploration like the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard.

This stunning collection of short stories, available for the first time in paperback, spans more than three decades of writing by one of the most acclaimed literary voices of our time.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"An original and powerful artist... who has produced as impressive body of work as that of any writer of our time. He has immeasurably enlarged our consciousness." - William Styron


Used availability for Peter Matthiessen's On the River Styx

Hardback Editions

September 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: On the River Styx
Author(s): Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0-00-271042-0 / 978-0-00-271042-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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March 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: On the River Styx and Other Stories
Author(s): Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0-394-55399-3 / 978-0-394-55399-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Paperback Editions

July 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: On the River Styx: And Other Stories
Author(s): Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0-679-72852-X / 978-0-679-72852-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 1990 : UK Paperback

Title: On the River Styx
Author(s): Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 1-86046-219-7 / 978-1-86046-219-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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December 1990 : USA Paperback

Title: On the River Styx and Other Stories
Author(s): Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0-685-29463-3 / 978-0-685-29463-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
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October 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: On The River Styx
Author(s): Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0-00-271128-1 / 978-0-00-271128-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Press
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Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: On the River Styx: And Other Stories (Vintage International)
Author(s): Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: Vintage
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