By Edward Abbey
Devoted Abbey enthusiasts besides readers simply studying his paintings will discover a mom lode of treasures right here: beneficiant chunks of his most sensible novels, together with The courageous Cowboy, Black Sun, and his vintage The Monkey Wrench Gang; and greater than a rating of his evocative, passionate, trenchant essays—a style within which he produced stated masterpieces reminiscent of Desert Solitaire. Scattered all through are the author’s personal petroglyph-style sketches.
This new version provides choices from paintings that seemed presently prior to Abbey’s demise: a bankruptcy from Hayduke Lives!, the hilarious sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang; excerpts from his revealing journals; and examples of his poetry. a brand new foreword through Doug Peacock—Abbey’s shut buddy and the version for the fancy activist Hayduke—offers a fond appreciation of this larger-than-life determine in American letters.