"A passionately felt, deeply poetic book. It has philosophy. It has humor. It has its share of nerve-tingling adventures…set down in a lean, racing prose, in a close-knit style of power and beauty." THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOKREVIEW Edward Abbey lived for three seasons in the desert at Moab, Utah, and what he discovered about the land before him, the world around him, and the heart that beat within, is a fascinating, sometimes raucous, always personal account of a place that has already disappeared, but is worth remembering and living through again and again.
Natue offers us so much diversity….there is something for everyone ranging from mountains to flatlands to wetlands to oceans and on and on…..Abbey’s work is a wonderful account of his desset experience that gave me a look at a part of nature I may not have otherwise experienced. Looking through Abbey’s eyes allowed me to "be there". It’s funny….but we really can learn from others!