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The journey home : some words in defense of the American West

Author: Edward Abbey
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays on the American West covers such issues as urban growth, the gentrification of the small-town West, and wilderness preservation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abbey, Edward, 1927-1989.
Journey home.
New York : Dutton, ©1977
(OCoLC)557649913
Named Person: Edward Abbey; Edward Abbey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Abbey
ISBN: 052513753X : 0525037004 pbk. 9780525137535 : 0525037004 pbk 0525037004 9780525037002 0525483152 9780525483151
OCLC Number: 2523569
Description: xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Hallelujah on the bum --
The great American desert --
Disorder and early sorrow --
Fire lookout: Numa Ridge --
Snow canyon --
Desert places --
Death Valley --
Come on in --
Manhattan twilight, Hoboken night --
God's plan for the state of Utah: a revelation --
The great Globe Arizona wild pig and varmint hunt --
Telluride blues: a hatchet job --
Let us now praise mountain lions --
Return to Yosemite: tree fuzz vs. freaks --
The BLOB comes to Arizona --
The second rape of the West --
Down the river with Major Powell --
Walking --
The crooked wood --
Mountain music --
Shaodws from the big woods --
Freedom and wilderness, wilderness and freedom --
Dust: a movie.
Responsibility: Edward Abbey ; ill. by Jim Stiles.

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A collection of essays on the American West covers such issues as urban growth, the gentrification of the small-town West, and wilderness preservation.

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