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Edward Abbey
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A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto) (1990)
Edward Abbey
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A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto) (1990)
Edward Abbey
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A voice crying in the wilderness (1989). This quote is sometimes misattributed to Mark Twain.
Edward Abbey
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George Hayduke, p. 200 - The Monkey Wrench Gang (1975)
Edward Abbey
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Shadows from the Big Woods, p. 223 - The Journey Home (1991)


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Born: January 29, 1927

Died: March 14, 1989 (aged 62)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, essayist, novelist

Bio: Edward Paul Abbey 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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