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Abbey, Edward 1927-1989

Overview
Works: 289 works in 776 publications in 10 languages and 36,987 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Drama  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Western stories  Humorous stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PS3551.B2, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Edward Abbey
 
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The monkey wrench gang by Edward Abbey( Book )
57 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-Green Beret George Hayduke returns from war to find his beloved southwestern desert threatened by industrial development. Joining with Bronx exile and feminist saboteur Bonnie Abzug, wilderness guide and outcast Mormon Seldom Seen Smith, and libertarian billboard torcher Doc Sarvis, M.D., Hayduke is ready to fight the power. They (the Monkey Wrench Gang) take on the strip miners, clear-cutters, and the highway, dam, and bridge builders who are threatening the natural habitat in this is a comedic novel of destructive mayhem and outrageous civil disobedience
Cactus country by Edward Abbey( Book )
28 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lavishly illustrated description of the physical features, wildlife and vegetation of the Sonoran Desert of the Southwestern United States
Wilderness U.S.A by National Geographic Book Service( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exploration of wilderness areas in the U.S. features scores of color photographs, maps, descriptions, and essays from a variety of authors
The fool's progress : an honest novel by Edward Abbey( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Henry Holyoak Lightcap's uncertain advance through life, recounted during a 3,500 mile journey from Arizona to West Virginia
Appalachian wilderness; the great Smoky Mountains by Eliot Porter( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Full-page photographs decorate this excursion into the history of the people, plants, and animals of the Appalachians with emphasis upon the beauty of and problems confronting the Great Smoky Mountains
Hayduke lives! : a novel by Edward Abbey( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the end of The monkey wrench gang Hayduke is left clinging to a cliff. Now he's off to stop Goliath, the world's largest earth-moving machine
Fire on the mountain by Edward Abbey( Book )
34 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Vogelin and his twelve-year-old grandson stand firm when the Air Force tries to encroach on his ranch near White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico
The brave cowboy : an old tale in a new time by Edward Abbey( Book )
34 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hero, Jack Burns, is a loner who refuses to accept the tyranny of life in the 20th century. He rides his horse down the main street of Duke City, and refuses to carry draft card or any other form of indentification
Black sun; a novel by Edward Abbey( Book )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rugged forest ranger finds himself being romantically drawn to a young woman
The serpents of paradise : a reader by Edward Abbey( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From boyhood in Home, Pennsylvania, to his death in Tucson, Arizona, in 1989, this book offers - in Abbey's own words - the world of an American original. Whether writing fact or fiction, Abbey was always an autobiographer. Each of the thirty-five selections presented here, arranged chronologically by date of incident (not of publication), demonstrates that Abbey was passionately, insistently his own man. As poet-farmer Wendell Berry puts it: "He remains Edward Abbey, speaking as and for himself, fighting, literally, for dear life ... for the survival not only of nature, but of human nature, of culture, as only our heritage of works and hopes can define it."
The best of Edward Abbey by Edward Abbey( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most popular and celebrated contemporary authors selects 31 of his favorite pieces--both fiction and nonfiction--including selections from such bestsellers as Desert Solitaire, The Brave Cowboy, The Monkey Wrench Gang, Abbey's Road, Down the River, The Journey Home, and more. Includes 11 line drawings
The hidden canyon : a river journey by John Blaustein( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Good news by Edward Abbey( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack, an old man in search of his son, and Sam, a Harvard-educated Indian, face the dictator and his nasty band of killers who are taking over the South
Pioneer conservationists of western America by Peter Wild( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Late harvest : rural American writing ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slickrock; the canyon country of southeast Utah by Edward Abbey( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pictorial exposition of the natural wonders that fashion the Utah wilderness, supplemented by personal thoughts on the reasons for its conservation
Slumgullion stew : an Edward Abbey reader by Edward Abbey( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of excerpts from the author's fiction and essays covers people, politics, and nature from California to North Carolina to Europe, and from New York to southern Mexico to Australia
Desert solitaire; a season in the wilderness by Edward Abbey( Book )
29 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the season spent alone in the desert of Arches National Park in southeastern Utah as a park ranger
Earth apples : the poetry of Edward Abbey = Pommes de terre by Edward Abbey( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The title, a direct translation of the French pommes de terre-p̓otatoes--reflects the author's plain-speaking approach to poetry: he loves wild doves, hates New York and is fond of bawdy women. Original art work
The monkey wrench gang by Edward Abbey( )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four irate rebels join forces to wage war on the strip miners, clear-cutters, and the highway, dam, and bridge builders who are turning their natural habitat into a wasteland. A new introduction by historian Douglas Brinkley puts this enduring cult classic in perspective by placing it at the forefront of an important historical movement
 
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Alternative Names
Abbey , Edward Paul
Abbey, Edward Paul 1927-1989
アビー, エドワード
Languages
English (406)
French (12)
German (11)
Chinese (5)
Finnish (2)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
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