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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 circulation. Abbey’s top recognized works remain commonly learn and encourage discourse at the key matters dealing with modern American society, really with appreciate to urbanization and know-how. Abbey in the United States, released 40 years after Abbey’s well known novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, good points an all-star checklist of participants, together with newshounds, authors, students, and of Abbey’s top acquaintances as they discover Abbey’s rules and legacy via their certain literary, own, and scholarly perspectives.

John A. Murray is the writer of forty-five books, together with Cinema Southwest: An Illustrated consultant to the films and Their destinations, which got the Southwest publication 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 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 on hand from the college of recent Mexico Press.

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