The Resource Finding Abbey : the search for Edward Abbey and his hidden desert grave, Sean Prentiss

Finding Abbey : the search for Edward Abbey and his hidden desert grave, Sean Prentiss

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Finding Abbey : the search for Edward Abbey and his hidden desert grave
Title
Finding Abbey
Title remainder
the search for Edward Abbey and his hidden desert grave
Statement of responsibility
Sean Prentiss
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the great environmental writer Edward Abbey died in 1989, four of his friends buried him secretly in a hidden desert spot that no one would ever find. The final resting place of the Thoreau of the American West remains unknown and has become part of American folklore. In this book a young writer who went looking for Abbey's grave combines an account of his quest with a creative biography of Abbey
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.B2
LC item number
Z84 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Finding Abbey : the search for Edward Abbey and his hidden desert grave, Sean Prentiss
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Finding Abbey : the search for Edward Abbey and his hidden desert grave, Sean Prentiss
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-230)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginning a Journey -- Searching Home -- The Abbey Family Grave -- Headed North -- The Unknown, the Unknowable, the Mystery -- The Movement West -- This Is Home -- Talking Politics with Jack Loeffler -- The Valley of Shining Stone -- Talking Passion with David Petersen -- The Solving of the Everett Ruess Mystery -- Brightest New Mexico -- Reexamining Everett Ruess -- Being Industrial Tourists in Arches National Park -- Pack Creek Ranch -- Talking Eco-sabotage with Ken "Seldom Seen" Sleight -- Where the Sun Lingers Longest -- A Midday Beer at Woody's Famous Tavern -- Hard Times in Hoboken Town -- CA Finger on a Map, Pointing -- Tucson and Abbey's Last Stand -- Ajo Bound -- In the Desert with Doug Peacock -- An Unnamed Desert -- Sand and Dust and Heat and Emptiness -- Cabbey Country -- The Blank Spot on the Map -- Anywhere. Here
Control code
890971632
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
ix, 230 pages
Isbn
9780826355911
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014030310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. Paperbound.
Other control number
40024799286
System control number
(OCoLC)890971632

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