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By John A. Murray

greater than twenty-five years after his demise, 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 largely learn and encourage discourse at the key matters dealing with modern American society, relatively with recognize to urbanization and know-how. 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 reporters, authors, students, and of Abbey’s top associates as they discover Abbey’s principles and legacy via their particular literary, own, and scholarly perspectives.

ABOUT THE EDITOR
John A. Murray is the writer of forty-five books, together with Cinema Southwest: An Illustrated consultant to the flicks and Their destinations, which bought the Southwest publication Award, and Mythmakers of the West: Shaping America’s mind's eye, which acquired the Colorado booklet Award. He was once the founding editor of the realm nature sequence for Oxford college Press and of the yank Nature Writing annual for Sierra membership Books. between his books is Writing approximately Nature: an inventive consultant, additionally on hand from the college of recent Mexico Press.

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