Edward Abbey

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American author and essayist

Why Is Edward Abbey Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Edward Paul Abbey was an American author, essayist, and environmental activist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies. His best-known works include Desert Solitaire, a non-fiction autobiographical account of his time as a park ranger at Arches National Park considered to be an iconic work of nature writing and a staple of early environmentalist writing; the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, which has been cited as an inspiration by environmentalists and groups defending nature by various means, also called eco-warriors; his novel Hayduke Lives!; and his essay collections Down the River and One Life at a Time, Please .

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What Are Edward Abbey's Academic Contributions?

Edward Abbey is most known for their academic work in the field of philosophy. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and literature.

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