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  • Bibliography:
    29 Books
  • First Book:
    January 1956
  • Latest Book:
    February 2018
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Book List in Order: 29 titles



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    A cowboy takes on the forces of twentieth century tyranny in a tale by “the Thoreau of the American West” that became the classic film Lonely Are the Brave (Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize"winning author of Lonesome Dove).   A rugged indivi...



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    A New Mexico man faces off against the government in a battle over his land in this novel by the author of Desert Solitaire.   After nine months away at school, Billy Vogelin Starr returns home to his beloved New Mexico -- only to find his grand...



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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 BOOKREVIEW
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  • From “the Thoreau of the American West,” a novel that chronicles a reckless romance in the wilderness between an aging forester and a young woman (Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize"winning author of Lonesome Dove).Black Sun is a bittersweet l...



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  • "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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    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 ...





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  • 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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    "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,...





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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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    From stories about cattlemen, fellow critics, his beloved desert, cities, and technocrats to thoughts on sin and redemption, this is one of our most treasured writers at the height of his powers....



  • The Fool's Progress, the "fat masterpiece" as Edward Abbey labeled it, is his most important piece of writing: it reveals the complete Ed Abbey, from the green grass of his memory as a child in Appalachia to his approaching death in Tuscon at age six...



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    “Abbey’s latter-day Luddites, introduced in his novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, are back -- and not a moment too soon” (The New York Times).   George Washington Hayduke, ex-Green Beret, was last seen clinging to a rock face in the wilds of U...



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    Thoughts on nature, politics, love, and much more -- from the environmentalist and author of such classics as Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang.   Finished just two weeks before his death, A Voice Crying in the Wilderness is a collecti...




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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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    “[From] a true independent, a self-declared extremist and ‘desert mystic’. . . . outstanding essays, travel pieces, and works of fiction” -- BooklistThis book is different from any other Edward Abbey book. It includes essays, ...



  • A mix of fiction and essays by the author described as “the Thoreau of the American West” (Larry McMurtry, The Washington Post).   Edward Abbey himself compiled this volume representing some of his greatest work -- including selections from ...



  • Jonathan Troy is a brilliant, beautiful, intensely romantic, selfish and irresponsible (but never impossible) hero. Despite his youth, he is a born leader who, like a colossus, dominates the people who come into his life, whether they have sought him...



  • Three wild and suspenseful novels about standing your ground against the forces of destruction by the author of Desert Solitaire.   From the beloved author and passionate advocate for the wilderness, these three novels follow some very memorable...





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Edward Abbey has published 29 books.

Edward Abbey does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Edward Abbey Bestsellers, was published in February 2018.

The first book by Edward Abbey, The Brave Cowboy, was published in January 1956.

No. Edward Abbey does not write books in series.