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All the wild that remains : Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West / David Gessner.

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Summary:

"Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, ... nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches National Park in Utah, braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West"--Dust jacket flap.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 363.7 G392 (Text) 35178001529422 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/28/2015 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393089998 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393089991 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 354 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Going west -- First sight -- Lighting the way -- Paradise, lost and found -- Oil and water -- Making a name -- How to fight -- Down the river with Ed and Wally -- The death and life of monkeywrenching -- Properly wild -- Going home again -- Teachers.
Summary, etc.:
"Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, ... nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches National Park in Utah, braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Abbey, Edward, 1927-1989.
Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Environmentalists > United States > Biography.
Conservationists > United States > Biography.
Environmentalism in literature.
Environmentalism > West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) > Environmental conditions.
Genre: Biographies.

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