Desert Solitaire

Author: Edward Abbey
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816510573
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An account of the author's existence, observations and reflections, as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah

The Wilderness Reader

Author: Frank Bergon
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9780874172508
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Off and on between 1956 and 1971 , Abbey worked as a seasonal National Park
Service ranger and fire lookout in the Southwest, and his experience as a ranger
in Utah's Arches National Monument served as a basis for Desert Solitaire: A
Season in the Wilderness (1968). In later books, A Journey Home: Some Words
in Defense of the American West (1977) and Abbey's Road (1979), he became
even more purposefully iconoclastic, irreverent, offended, and offensive as he
watched ...

Encyclopedia Of The Environment In American Literature

Author: Geoff Hamilton
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476600538
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Edward Abbey's landmark work is Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (
1968). Written over three seasons as a ranger in then Arches National Monument
(now National Park), the work is a polemical memoir ofa solitary ranger in an
undeveloped park in Southwest Utah in the late 1950's, and intertwines fiction,
non-fiction, philosophy and natural history in a passionate plea for the protection
of the wilder- ness from developers, the government, and what he calls “industrial
 ...

Landscapes Of The Sacred

Author: Belden C. Lane
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801868382
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27-39; Robert L. Cohn, "Liminality in the Wilderness," in The Shape of Sacred
Space (Chico, California: Scholars Press, 1981); and George H. Williams,
Wilderness and Paradise in Christian Thought (New York: Harper & Brothers,
1962). 4 Edward Abbey, The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the
American lfe/(New York: E. P. Dutton, 1977), p. 14. 5 Edward Abbey, Desert
Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968), p. 176. 6
The Journey Home, p.

The Poetry Of Life In Literature

Author: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401734313
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in Desert Solitaire, A Season in the Wilderness (New York: Ballantine, 1968), p.
192. Edward Abbey, “Down the River,” in Desert Solitaire, A Season in the
Wilderness, pp. 189–190. Edward Abbey, “Down the River,” in Desert Solitaire, A
Season in the Wilderness,p. 219. Aldo Leopold,A Sand County Almanac (New
York: Ballantine, 1966), p. 146. Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac, p. 170.
Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac, p. 229. Patrick Frank, “Return to
Springfield: Urban ...

Venturing Upon Dizzy Heights

Author: Bruce Ross
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433102875
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George Klacsansky, "The Black Forest," in A Haiku Poet's Travels in the Great
Northwest (u.p.). 10. Edward Abbey, "Down the River." in Desert Solitaire, A
Season in the Wilderness (New York: Ballantine, 1968), p. 192. 1 1 . Edward
Abbey, "Down the River," in Desert Solitaire, A Season in the Wilderness, pp. 189
-190. 12. Edward Abbey, "Down the River," in Desert Solitaire, A Season in the
Wilderness, p. 219. 13. Aldo Leopold,, A Sand County Almanac (New York:
Ballamine. 1966), p ...

U S Environmentalism Since 1945

Author: Steven Stoll
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113711293X
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He died in 1989 and is rumored to be buried somewhere in the Southwestern
desert. Do not jump into your automobile next June and rush out to the Canyon
country hoping to see some of that which I have attempted to evoke in these
pages. In the first place you can't see anything from a Edward Abbey, Desert
Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (New York: Ballantine Books, 1968), xii, 51
–52, 54–57. car; you've got to get out of the goddamned contraption DESERT
SOLITAIRE 49 6.

Confessions Of A Barbarian

Author: Edward Abbey
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781555662875
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Iconoclast, activist, philosopher, and spiritual father of the environmental movement, the author of The Monkeywrench Gang was also an avid journal keeper.