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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 stream. Abbey’s most sensible identified works stay generally learn and encourage discourse at the key concerns dealing with modern American society, relatively with recognize to urbanization and expertise. Abbey in the United States, released 40 years after Abbey’s renowned novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, beneficial properties an all-star checklist of members, together with newshounds, authors, students, and of Abbey’s top neighbors as they discover Abbey’s principles and legacy via their targeted literary, own, and scholarly perspectives.

John A. Murray is the writer of forty-five books, together with Cinema Southwest: An Illustrated advisor to the flicks and Their destinations, which acquired the Southwest publication Award, and Mythmakers of the West: Shaping America’s mind's eye, which got the Colorado publication Award. He was once the founding editor of the area 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 inventive consultant, additionally on hand from the college of latest Mexico Press.

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