The Resource Desert solitaire : a season in the wilderness, Edward Abbey, (electronic resource)

Desert solitaire : a season in the wilderness, Edward Abbey, (electronic resource)

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Desert solitaire : a season in the wilderness
Title
Desert solitaire
Title remainder
a season in the wilderness
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Edward Abbey
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Language
eng
Summary
When Desert Solitaire was first published in 1968, it became the focus of a nationwide cult. Rude and sensitive. Thought-provoking and mystical. Angry and loving. Both Abbey and this book are all of these and more. Here, the legendary author of The Monkey Wrench Gang, Abbey's Road, and many other critically acclaimed books vividly captures the essence of his life during three seasons as a park ranger in southeastern Utah. This is a rare view of a quest to experience nature in its purest form-the silence, the struggle, the overwhelming beauty. But this is also the gripping, anguished cry of a man of character who challenges the growing exploitation of the wilderness by oil and mining interests, as well as by the tourist industry.Abbey's observations and challenges remain as relevant now as the day he wrote them. Today, Desert Solitaire asks if any of our incalculable natural treasures can be saved before the bulldozers strike again
Summary
An account of the author's experiences, observations, and reflections as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah
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technical information on music
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10103293
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1927-1989
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Abbey, Edward
Dewey number
333
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other
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Read by Michael Kramer
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  • Kramer, Michael
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True
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  • Novelists, American
  • Environmentalists
  • Park rangers
  • Desert biology
  • Arches National Park (Utah)
Target audience
adult
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a season in the wilderness
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Desert solitaire : a season in the wilderness, Edward Abbey, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11248959
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781452625768
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MWT11248959
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sound
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Label
Desert solitaire : a season in the wilderness, Edward Abbey, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11248959
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452625768
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11248959
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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