Abbey in America: A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century by John A. Murray

By John A. Murray

greater than twenty-five years after his dying, iconic author and nature activist Edward Abbey (1927–1989) continues to be an influential presence within the American environmental stream. Abbey’s most sensible recognized works stay extensively learn and encourage discourse at the key matters dealing with modern American society, rather with recognize to urbanization and expertise. Abbey in the US, released 40 years after Abbey’s renowned novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, positive aspects an all-star checklist of members, together with newshounds, authors, students, and of Abbey’s most sensible neighbors as they discover Abbey’s principles and legacy via their designated literary, own, and scholarly perspectives.

John A. Murray is the writer of forty-five books, together with Cinema Southwest: An Illustrated consultant to the flicks and Their destinations, which got the Southwest ebook Award, and Mythmakers of the West: Shaping America’s mind's eye, which obtained the Colorado publication Award. He was once the founding editor of the area nature sequence for Oxford collage Press and of the yankee Nature Writing annual for Sierra membership Books. between his books is Writing approximately Nature: an inventive consultant, additionally to be had from the college of latest Mexico Press.

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