Recognized for his detailed works of nonfiction, fiction, and travel accounts, award-winning American author Peter Matthiessen is also known for his activism and adherence to Zen Buddhism. This documentary account of the "The Snow Leopard" writer's life and work reviews how the events of his life shaped his outlook and fueled his imagination when it came to selecting material for his books. Narrated by Glenn Close. 60 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.