Edward Abbey

American author and essayist (1927–1989) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues, criticism of public land policies, and anarchist political views. His best-known works include the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, which has been cited as an inspiration by radical environmental groups, and the non-fiction work Desert Solitaire.

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Edward Abbey
Born(1927-01-29)January 29, 1927
Indiana, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedMarch 14, 1989(1989-03-14) (aged 62)
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
OccupationEssayist, novelist
Notable worksThe Monkey Wrench Gang