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Desert Solitaire A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

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  • Nonfiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10682944M
ISBN 10034527508X
ISBN 109780345275080

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Jul 30,  · Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey has a much deserved reputation of being one of the finest book written about the American West. Abbey spent time as a park ranger in Arches National Park in the late 60s, and in the process, traveled all around southern Utah and northern Arizona/5(). Jan 28,  · Hailed by The New York Times as “a passionately felt, deeply poetic book,” the moving autobiographical work of Edward Abbey, considered the Thoreau of the American West, and his passion for the southwestern wilderness. Desert Solitaire is a collection of vignettes about life in the wilderness and the nature of the desert itself by park ranger and conservationist, Edward Abbey/5. "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 for three seasons in the desert at Moab, Utah, and what he discovered about the land before him, the world around him, and the heart that beat. Desert Solitaire is Edward Abbey’s memoir of his six months serving as a park ranger in Utah’s Arches National Park in the late s. Throughout the book, Abbey describes his vivid and moving encounters with nature in her various forms: animals, storms, trees, rock formations, cliffs and mountains.

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Check out this great listen on tangoloji.com When Desert Solitaire was first published in , it became the focus of a nationwide cult. Rude and sensitive. Thought-provoking and mystical. Angry and loving. Both Abbey and this book are all of these and more. Here, the legendary author of The Monke. In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Desert Solitaire, the University of Arizona Press is pleased to make the book available once again in a hardcover edition, featuring a new introduction by the author, his definitive corrections to the text, and eighteen illustrations commissioned exclusively for this volume. Hailed by The New York Times as “a passionately felt, deeply poetic book,” the moving autobiographical work of Edward Abbey, considered the Thoreau of the American West, and his passion for the southwestern tangoloji.com Solitaire is a collection of vignettes about life in the wilderness and the nature of the desert itself by park ranger and conservationist, Edward Abbey.4/5(52). Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Abbey, Edward and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tangoloji.com