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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 recognized works stay commonly learn and encourage discourse at the key matters dealing with modern American society, quite with recognize to urbanization and expertise. Abbey in the US, released 40 years after Abbey’s well known novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, beneficial properties an all-star checklist of individuals, together with reporters, authors, students, and of Abbey’s top buddies as they discover Abbey’s rules and legacy via their precise literary, own, and scholarly perspectives.

ABOUT THE EDITOR
John A. Murray is the writer of forty-five books, together with Cinema Southwest: An Illustrated advisor to the films and Their destinations, which acquired the Southwest publication Award, and Mythmakers of the West: Shaping America’s mind's eye, which bought the Colorado booklet Award. He was once the founding editor of the realm nature sequence for Oxford college Press and of the yankee Nature Writing annual for Sierra membership Books. between his books is Writing approximately Nature: an inventive consultant, additionally to be had from the college of recent Mexico Press.

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