Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey

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No writer has had a greater influence on the American West than Edward Abbey (1927-1989), author of twenty-one books of fiction and non-fiction. This long-awaited biographical memoir by one of Abbey's closest friends is a tribute to the anarchist who popularised environmental activism in his novel 'The Monkey Wrench Gang' and articulated the spirit of the arid West in Desert Solitaire and scores of other essays and articles. His 1956 novel 'The Brave Cowboy' launched his literary career, and by the 1970s he was recognised as an important, uniquely American voice. Abbey used his talents to protest against the mining and development of the American West. By the time of his death he had become an idol to environmentalists, writers, and free spirits all over the West.

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." . . look to Loeffler to see why this serial husband, womanizer, and heavy drinker was beloved, even worshiped, by a wide circle of admirers."

." . . Loeffler uses his own journals of their escapades and the narrative becomes very personal."

""Adventures With Ed" . . . is witheringly precise when it comes to finding ÝAbbey's¨ living spirit."

. . . look to Loeffler to see why this serial husband, womanizer, and heavy drinker was beloved, even worshiped, by a wide circle of admirers.

"Loeffler's intimate, incisive, and loving portrait of Abbey replaces the old, brittle caricature with an indelible body-and-soul vision of a true American original."

." . . Abbey was above all else a man who placed paramount importance on friendship. And in the final analysis this is a book about friendship, about two compadres sharing the same trail."

. . . Loefflers "Adventures with Ed" probably comes closest to the way Abbey would have liked to be remembered. . . . very entertaining reading . . . because Abbey himself continues to be so endlessly fascinating.

. . . personal reminiscences by one of author and environmental activist Abbeys closest friends. This book is part biography and part memoir, and it is the latter aspect that makes it of special interest. . . . this book is highly recommended for Abbeys fans and for larger public library collections.

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Jack Loeffler is a writer, aural historian, and radio producer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is a winner of a 2008 Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts for ethnomusicology and writing.

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