Fire On The Mountain

Paperback | October 9, 2012

byEdward Abbey

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“The Thoreau of the American West.”
—Larry McMurty, author of Lonesome Dove

“Abbey is a fresh breath from the father reaches and canyons of the diminishing frontier.”
Houston Chronicle

“One of the very best writers to deal with the American West.”
Washington Post

A half-century after its original publication, Edward Abbey’s classic 1962 novel, Fire on the Mountain, still retains its beauty, power, and relevance. Now with a new introduction by New York Times bestseller Douglas Brinkley (The Wilderness Warrior, Walter Cronkite), this extraordinary tale by the legendary icon of the environmentalism movement and author of The Monkey Wrench Gang proudly celebrates rugged American individualism, as it tells the story of one tough old loner’s stand against the combined, well-armed forces of government that are determined to clear him from his land

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“The Thoreau of the American West.”—Larry McMurty, author of Lonesome Dove“Abbey is a fresh breath from the father reaches and canyons of the diminishing frontier.”—Houston Chronicle“One of the very best writers to deal with the American West.”—Washington PostA half-century after its original publication, Edward Abbey’s classic 1962 no...

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Edward Abbey was a hero to environmentalists and rebels of every stripe. With Fire on the Mountain, this literary giant of the New West gave readers a powerful, moving, and enduring tale that gloriously celebrates the undying spirit of American individualism. This fiftieth anniversary edition, with an introduction by historian Douglas ...

Edward Abbey spent most of his life in the American Southwest. He was the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including the celebratedDesert Solitaire, which decried the waste of America's wilderness, and the novelThe Monkey Wrench Gang, the title of which is still in use today to describe groups that purposefully sabot...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:October 9, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062193902

ISBN - 13:9780062193902

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