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

Author: Edward Abbey
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English
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Long considered an underground classic, The Journey Home stands beside Desert Solitude as one of Abbey's most important works. In a voice edged with chagrin, Abbey offers a portrait of the American West that readers will not soon forget, presenting the reflections and observations of a man who left the urban world behind in pursuit of the natural one and the myths buried therein.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edward Abbey; Edward Abbey
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Abbey
OCLC Number: 213414729
Notes: Originally published: New York : Plume, [1991], ©1977.
Reprint. Previously published: New York : Dutton, ©1977.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction --
Hallelujah on the bum --
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 revolution --
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 --
Blob comes to Arizona --
Second rape of the West --
Down the river with Major Powell --
Walking --
Crooked wood --Mountain Music --
Shadows from the big woods --
Freedom and wilderness, wilderness and freedom --
Dust, a movie.
Responsibility: Edward Abbey.

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Long considered an underground classic, The Journey Home stands beside Desert Solitude as one of Abbey's most important works. In a voice edged with chagrin, Abbey offers a portrait of the American West that readers will not soon forget, presenting the reflections and observations of a man who left the urban world behind in pursuit of the natural one and the myths buried therein.

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