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Edward Abbey

Author (29-Jan-1927 — 14-Mar-1989)


James Bishop, Jr.. Epitaph for a Desert Anarchist: The Life and Legacy of Edward Abbey. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. 1994. 254pp.

James M. Cahalan. Edward Abbey: A Life. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. 2001. 357pp.

Philip Harnden. Journeys of Simplicity: Traveling Light with Thomas Merton, Basho, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard and Others. Skylight Paths Publishing. 2003. 109pp.

James Hepworth; Gregory McNamee (editors). Resist Much, Obey Little: Some Notes on Edward Abbey. Salt Lake City: Dream Garden Press. 1985. 127pp.

Spencer Maxwell. Collecting Abbey: A Checklist of the First Editions of Edward Abbey. Santa Fe, NM: Vinegar Tom Press. 1991. 27pp.

James I. McClintock. Nature's Kindred Spirits: Aldo Leopold, Joseph Wood Krutch, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard, and Gary Snyder. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. 1994. 204pp.

David Petersen (editor). Confessions of a Barbarian: Selections from the Journals of Edward Abbey, 1951-1989. Little, Brown & Co.. 1994. 356pp.

Peter Quigley (editor). Coyote in the Maze: Tracking Edward Abbey in a World of Words. University of Utah Press. 1998. 448pp. 18 essays. With photography by Jim Stiles and Stewart Cassidy.

Ann Ronald. The New West of Edward Abbey. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico. 1982. 255pp.

Scott Slovic. Seeking Awareness in American Nature Writing: Henry Thoreau, Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, Wendell Berry, Barry Lopez. University of Utah Press. 1992. 212pp.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.1)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.3)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.1)

  10. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.4)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.2)

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