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  • From American author and essaying Edward Abbey comes three of his most popular novels. Fire on the Mountain: Billy Vogelin Starr returns home to his beloved New Mexico after nine months away at school only to find his grandfather in a standoff wi...



  • This is the only major collection of Abbey’s writings compiled by the author himself: in his own words, “to present what I think is both the best and most representative of my writing—so far.” It serves up a rich feast of fiction and prose by t...


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    This book is different from any other Edward Abbey book. It includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Ed's life directly, in his own words. The selections gathered here are arranged chronologically by incident, not by date of publicatio...



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    While best known for his fiction, Edward Abbey was also an enthusiastic creator of verse. Earth Apples, Abbey's first and only collection of poetry, adds to his literary reputation as an irreverent writer. Whether writing about vast desert landscapes...


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    This superb sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang, the novel that was called ribald, outrageous, and, in fact, scandalous by Smithsonian, is finally available in paperback. Hayduke, an ex-Green Beret and wilderness avenger, was last seen hanging from a cl...


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    Finished two weeks before his death, and published posthumously, A Voice Crying in the Wilderness is a collection of aphorisms and common-sense wisdom filled with sarcastic, witty, and inspirational thoughts on the things Edward Abbey loved most, esp...









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    In this wise and lyrical book about landscapes of the desert and the mind, Edward Abbey guides us beyond the wall of the city and asphalt belting of superhighways to special pockets of wilderness that stretch from the interior of Alaska to the dry la...




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    "Be of good cheer," the war-horse Edward Abbey advises, "the military-industrial state will soon collapse." This sparkling book, which takes us up and down rivers and across mountains and deserts, is the perfect antidote to despair. Along the way, Ab...


  • In Good News, Edward Abbey’s acclaimed underground classic, the West is wild again. American civilization as the twentieth century knew it has crumbled. In the great Southwest, a new breed of settler, whites and Indians together, is creating a new ...


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    Long considered an underground classic, The Journey Home stands beside Desert Solitaire as one of Abbey's most important works. In a voice edged eith chagrin, Abbey offers a portrait of the American West that readers will not soon forget, presenting ...


  • "AND JUST WHAT THE HELL ARE THEY PLANNING NEXT?" The bridge, bedecked with bunting, streamers and Day-Glo banners, was ready. The throng prepared to unloose a cheer or two. Suddenly the center of the bridge rose up and broke in two along a jagged ...


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  • BLACK SUN, a bittersweet love story, is about a forest ranger -- loner, iconclast, lover of the rugged life -- who falls for an utterly beguiling freckle-faced "American princess" half his age. Like Lady Chatterley's lover, he initiates her into the ...


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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."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOKREVIEWEdward Abbey lived fo...


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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 America...


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