Desert Solitaire: A Season In The Wilderness by Edward AbbeyDesert Solitaire: A Season In The Wilderness by Edward Abbey

Desert Solitaire: A Season In The Wilderness

byEdward Abbey

Mass Market Paperback | January 12, 1985

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"A passionately felt, deeply poetic book. It has philosophy. It has humor. It has its share of nerve-tingling adventures...set down in a lean, racing prose, in a close-knit style of power and beauty."
Edward Abbey lived for three seasons in the desert at Moab, Utah, and what he discovered about the land before him, the world around him, and the heart that beat within, is a fascinating, sometimes raucous, always personal account of a place that has already disappeared, but is worth remembering and living through again and again.
Edward Abbey, a self-proclaimed “agrarian anarchist,” was hailed as the “Thoreau of the American West.” Known nationally as a champion of the individual and one of America’s foremost defenders of the natural environment, he was the author of twenty books, both fiction and nonfiction, including Desert Solitaire, The Monkey Wrench Gang, ...
Title:Desert Solitaire: A Season In The WildernessFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 6.9 × 4.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 12, 1985Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345326490

ISBN - 13:9780345326492

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