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Abbey in America: A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century by John A. Murray

By John A. Murray

greater than twenty-five years after his dying, iconic author and nature activist Edward Abbey (1927–1989) continues to be an influential presence within the American environmental move. Abbey’s most sensible identified works remain generally learn and encourage discourse at the key matters dealing with modern American society, fairly with appreciate to urbanization and expertise. Abbey in the US, released 40 years after Abbey’s renowned novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, positive factors an all-star record of participants, together with newshounds, authors, students, and of Abbey’s top acquaintances as they discover Abbey’s rules and legacy via their detailed literary, own, and scholarly perspectives.

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

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