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By John A. Murray

ISBN-10: 082635517X

ISBN-13: 9780826355171

greater than twenty-five years after his demise, iconic author and nature activist Edward Abbey (1927–1989) is still an influential presence within the American environmental move. Abbey’s top recognized works stay broadly learn and encourage discourse at the key concerns dealing with modern American society, really with recognize to urbanization and know-how. Abbey in the United States, released 40 years after Abbey’s well known novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, positive aspects an all-star checklist of individuals, together with newshounds, authors, students, and of Abbey’s top buddies as they discover Abbey’s principles and legacy via their targeted literary, own, and scholarly perspectives.

John A. Murray is the writer of forty-five books, together with Cinema Southwest: An Illustrated consultant to the flicks and Their destinations, which got the Southwest booklet Award, and Mythmakers of the West: Shaping America’s mind's eye, which obtained the Colorado e-book Award. He used to be the founding editor of the area nature sequence for Oxford college Press and of the yank Nature Writing annual for Sierra membership Books. between his books is Writing approximately Nature: an inventive consultant, additionally to be had from the collage of recent Mexico Press.

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