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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) is still an influential presence within the American environmental circulate. Abbey’s most sensible identified works stay commonly learn and encourage discourse at the key matters dealing with modern American society, relatively with appreciate to urbanization and expertise. Abbey in the United States, released 40 years after Abbey’s well known novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, gains an all-star checklist of individuals, together with newshounds, authors, students, and of Abbey’s top pals 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 acquired the Southwest publication Award, and Mythmakers of the West: Shaping America’s mind's eye, which acquired the Colorado publication Award. He was once the founding editor of the realm nature sequence for Oxford collage Press and of the yankee Nature Writing annual for Sierra membership Books. between his books is Writing approximately Nature: an artistic consultant, additionally on hand from the collage of latest Mexico Press.

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