Abbey in America, published forty years after Abbey's popular novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, features an all-star list of contributors, including journalists, authors, scholars, and two of Abbey's best friends as they explore Abbey's ideas and legacy through their unique literary, personal, and scholarly perspectives.
Front Cover Title Page Copyright Contents Preface Introduction: Edward Abbey, Yesterday and Today PART 1: SCHOLARLY PERSPECTIVES 1: Equal Parts Anger and Love: A Posthumous Interview with Edward Abbey / Kathleen Dean Moore 2: One Man's Terrorist: Reclaiming Edward Abbey for the Post-9/11 Era / Michael Branch 3: Edward Abbey on Immigration / John Alcock 4: Abbey in the Anthropocene / Curt Meine 5: Abbey's Secret / Ben A. Minteer PART 2: INDEPENDENT AUTHORS 6: The View from Alaska / Nancy Lord 7: A Meditation on Two Works by Ed Abbey / Glenn Vanstrum PART 3: FRIENDS, ACQUAINTANCES, AND COLLEAGUES 8: Abbey's Road / Edward Hoagland 9: Desert Solitaire Revisited / Doug Peacock 10: Abbey Following His Own Truth / Jack Loeffler 11: On the Edge with Edward Abbey, Charles Ives, and the Outlaws / Charles Bowden 12: The Age of Abbey / John A. Murray PART 4: A NEW GENERATION 13: Faraway / Genoa Alexander 14: Valle de la Luna / Esther Rose Honig Afterword APPENDIX: The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel / A Review by John A. Murray Further Reading Contributors Index Back Cover.
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