Abbey in America

Abbey in America

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More than twenty-five years after his death, iconic writer and nature activist Edward Abbey (1929a€“1989) remains an influential presence in the American environmental movement. Abbeya€™s best known works continue to be widely read and inspire discourse on the key issues facing contemporary American society, particularly with respect to urbanization and technology. Abbey in America, published forty years after Abbeya€™s popular novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, features an all-star list of contributors, including journalists, authors, scholars, and two of Abbeya€™s best friends as they explore Abbeya€™s ideas and legacy through their unique literary, personal, and scholarly perspectives.In life he could have embraced any creed, but he chose one congruent with the radiant spirit of his literary exemplar Montaigne, who in his essay a€œThe Affection of Fathers for Their Childrena€ writes that a€œeven if I were able to make myself feared, anbsp;...


Title:Abbey in America
Author: John A. Murray
Publisher:UNM Press - 2015-05-15
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