Edward Abbey

Environmentalist, Author

1927 – 1989

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Who was Edward Abbey?

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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Born
Jan 29, 1927
Indiana
Also known as
  • edward_abbey
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of New Mexico
Employment
  • Arches National Park
Lived in
  • Indiana
Died
Mar 14, 1989
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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