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Desert Solitaire
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This memoir of life in the American desert by the author of The Monkey Wrench Gang is a nature writing classic on par with Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.
 
In Desert Solitaire, Edward Abbey recounts his many escapades, adventures, and epiphanies as an Arches National Park ranger outside Moab, Utah. Brimming with arresting insights, impassioned arguments for wilderness conservation, and a raconteur’s wit, it is one of Abbey’s most critically acclaimed works.
 
Through stories and philosophical musings, Abbey reflects on the condition of our remaining wilderness, the future of a civilization, and his own internal struggle with morality. As the world continues its rapid development, Abbey’s cry to maintain the natural beauty of the West remains just as relevant today as when this book first appeared in 1968.
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Street Date:
08/21/2011
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780795317484
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Edward Abbey. (2011). Desert Solitaire. RosettaBooks.

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Edward Abbey. 2011. Desert Solitaire. RosettaBooks.

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Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire. RosettaBooks, 2011.

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Edward Abbey. Desert Solitaire. RosettaBooks, 2011.

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Through stories and philosophical musings, Abbey reflects on the condition of our remaining wilderness, the future of a civilization, and his own internal struggle with morality. As the world continues its rapid development, Abbey’s cry to maintain the natural beauty of the West remains just as relevant today as when this book first appeared in 1968.
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