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Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey
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Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey (Paperback)

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No writer has had a greater influence on the American West than Edward Abbey (1927-1989), author of twenty-one books of fiction and non-fiction. This long-awaited biographical memoir by one of Abbey's closest friends is a tribute to the anarchist who popularised environmental activism in his novel 'The Monkey Wrench Gang' and articulated the spirit of the arid West in Desert Solitaire and scores of other essays and articles. His 1956 novel 'The Brave Cowboy' launched his literary career, and by the 1970s he was recognised as an important, uniquely American voice. Abbey used his talents to protest against the mining and development of the American West. By the time of his death he had become an idol to environmentalists, writers, and free spirits all over the West.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalBiographyDiaries, letters & journalsBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories of heroism, endurance & survival Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Publication Date: 15/03/2003 ISBN-13: 9780826323880  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jack Loeffler is a writer, aural historian, and radio producer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is a winner of a 2008 Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts for ethnomusicology and writing.

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