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

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Publisher:
Plume,
Pub. Date:
1991, c1977.
Language:
English
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The Journey Home ranges from the surreal cityscapes of Hoboken and Manhattan to the solitary splendor of the deserts and mountains of the Southwest. It is alive with ranchers, dam builders, kissing bugs, and mountain lions. In a voice edged with chagrin, Edward Abbey offers a portrait of the American West that we'll not soon forget, offering us the observations of a man who left the urban world behind to think about the natural world and the myths buried therein. Abbey, our foremost "ecological philosopher," has a voice like no other. He can be wildly funny, ferociously acerbic, and unexpectedly moving as he ardently champions our natural wilderness and castigates those who would ravish it for the perverse pleasure of profit.
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9780452265622
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subject_facet Abbey, Edward, -- 1927-1989 -- Homes and haunts -- West (U.S.), Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, West (U.S.) -- Description and travel, Wilderness areas -- West (U.S.)
title_display The journey home : some words in defense of the American West
title_full The journey home : some words in defense of the American West / Edward Abbey ; illustrations by Jim Stiles
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