"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.
Edward Abbey, a self-proclaimed “agrarian anarchist,” was hailed as the “Thoreau of the American West.” Known nationally as a champion of the individual and one of America’s foremost defenders of the natural environment, he was the author of twenty books,… More about Edward Abbey
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!