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Desert cabal : a new season in the wilderness

Author: Amy Irvine
Publisher: Salt Lake City : Torrey House Press ; Moab : Back of Beyond Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : Biography : English : First Torrey House Press and Back of Beyond Books Edition
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On the 50th anniversary of the publication of Edward Abbey's Desert solitaire: a season in the wilderness, author Amy Irvine has produced a clutch of essays in praise of Abbey's work, and also as a correction to some of his dated and offensive attitudes.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Essays
Named Person: Edward Abbey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Irvine
ISBN: 9781937226978 1937226972
OCLC Number: 1043342041
Description: xiii, 89 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Blake Spalding --
The first morning --
Solitaire --
The serpents of paradise --
Cliffrose and bayonets --
Polemic : industrial tourism and the national parks --
Rocks --
Cowboys and Indians --
Cowboys and Indians : Part II --
Water --
The heat of noon : rock and tree and cloud --
The moon-eyed horse --
Down the river --
Havasu --
The dead man at Grandview Point --
Tukuhnikivats, the island in the desert --
Episodes and visions --
Terra incognita : into the maze --
Bedrock and paradox --
Afterword / by Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk.
Other Titles: New season in the wilderness
Responsibility: Amy Irvine.

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On the 50th anniversary of the publication of Edward Abbey's Desert solitaire: a season in the wilderness, author Amy Irvine has produced a clutch of essays in praise of Abbey's work, and also as a correction to some of his dated and offensive attitudes.

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