Matthiessen, Peter. LOST MAN'S RIVER. Random House, New York, 1997, First American Edition. 539 pp, endpaper maps. The second novel in the trilogy that began with Killing Mr. Watson, based on a series of events in Florida at the turn of late 19th to early 20th century and using the novel form to explore the settling and development of that frontier. Matthiessen's lyrical story enhances an awareness of myriad ecological implications of that development. Signed on the Title Page by Peter Matthiessen. DJ, Near Fine.