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

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 circulate. Abbey’s top recognized works stay commonly learn and encourage discourse at the key concerns dealing with modern American society, quite with recognize to urbanization and know-how. Abbey in the USA, released 40 years after Abbey’s well known novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, beneficial properties an all-star record of individuals, together with newshounds, authors, students, and of Abbey’s most sensible acquaintances as they discover Abbey’s principles and legacy via their special 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 bought the Southwest e-book Award, and Mythmakers of the West: Shaping America’s mind's eye, which got the Colorado ebook Award. He used to be the founding editor of the realm 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 artistic advisor, additionally to be had from the collage of latest Mexico Press.

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