Items by Edward Abbey

Desert skin
An essay by Edward Abbey, praising the austere beauty of the Colorado Plateau, is illustrated by Thomas R. Miller's aerial photographs.
Encounters with Henry on Utah's Green River
Excerpts from Edward Abbey's introduction to a new edition of Henry David Thoreau's Walden.
God bless America. Let's save some of it.
My ideas on "something different" therefore are offered only because it seems to me that our society is already much too authoritarian, and because certain trends, supported by a blind and misapplied technology, are leading toward an ever more authoritarian, centralized, potentially totalitarian state.
Telluride blues, a hatchet job
Telluride, Colorado, formerly an honest, decayed little mining town of about 300 souls, is now a bustling whore of a ski resort with a population of 1,500 and many more to come.
Joy, shipmates, joy!
Excerpts from a speech delivered by Edward Abbey at a conference in Vail, Colorado. "I say the industrialization of the Rocky Mountain West is not inevitable and that to plan for such a catastrophe is to invite it ..."
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