(born 1962 and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts
) is an American author of non-fiction books and magazine articles. The son of Peter and Pat Schneider
, he graduated from Brown University
in 1984. He has contributed to periodicals including the New York Times
, O, the Oprah Magazine
, The New Yorker
, and Mirabella
. He lives in Bradenton, Florida
and West Tisbury, Massachusetts
- The Adirondacks: A History of America's First Wilderness, Henry Holt, 1997.
- The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket, Henry Holt, 2000.
- Brutal Journey: The Epic Story of the First Crossing of North America. Henry Holt. 2006. ISBN 080506835X
- Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2006. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2006. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC (subscription) - Document Number: H1000158741