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Desert solitaire : a season in the wilderness [electronic resource].

Abbey, Edward, 1927-1989 (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780795317484 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0795317484 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : RosettaBooks, 2011.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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First published in 1968, Desert Solitaire is one of Edward Abbey's most critically acclaimed works and marks his first foray into the world of nonfiction writing. Written while Abbey was working as a ranger at Arches National Park outside of Moab, Utah, Desert Solitaire is a rare view of one man's quest to experience nature in its purest form. Through prose that is by turns passionate and poetic, Abbey reflects on the condition of our remaining wilderness and the future of a civilization that cannot reconcile itself to living in the natural world as well as his own internal struggle with morality. As the world continues its rapid development, Abbey's cry to maintain the natural beauty of the West remains just as relevant today as when this book was written.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Abbey, Edward, 1927-1989.
Novelists, American > 20th century > Biography.
Environmentalists > United States > Biography.
Park rangers > United States > Biography.
Desert biology > Utah > Arches National Park.
Electronic books.
Arches National Park (Utah)

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