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The monkey wrench gang, Edward Abbey

Label
The monkey wrench gang
Title
The monkey wrench gang
Statement of responsibility
Edward Abbey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ex-Green Beret George Hayduke returns from war to find his beloved southwestern desert threatened by industrial development. Joining with Bronx exile and feminist saboteur Bonnie Abzug, wilderness guide and outcast Mormon Seldom Seen Smith, and libertarian billboard torcher Doc Sarvis, M.D., Hayduke is ready to fight the power. They (the Monkey Wrench Gang) take on the strip miners, clear-cutters, and the highway, dam, and bridge builders who are threatening the natural habitat in this is a comedic novel of destructive mayhem and outrageous civil disobedience, which sparked the environmental activism movement. -- From back cover
Member of
Summary
Eco-terrorists take the law into their own hands and embark on a "beautification" program of Arizona and Utah. Their ultimate goal is to blow up the Glen Canyon Dam, and along the way this team of misfits--A. K. (Doc) Sarvis, Bonnie Abzug, George Hayduke, and Seldom Seen Smith--wreak havoc across the Southwest. Readers may also enjoy the humorous and sophisticated novels of John Barth, Michael Malone, Carl Hiaasen, and James W. Hall. (Description by: Joyce Saricks) --
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
011849
Cataloging source
ONW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abbey, Edward
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Harper Perennial modern classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmentalists
  • Southwestern States
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmentalists
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The monkey wrench gang, Edward Abbey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First Perennial classics edition published 2000; reissued in Harper Perennial modern classics 2006"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Douglas Brinkley -- Prologue : the aftermath -- Origins I : A.K. Sarvis, M.D. -- Origins II : George W. Hayduke -- Origins III : Seldom Seen Smith -- Origins IV : Ms. B. Abbzug -- The wooden shoe conspiracy -- The raid at Comb Wash -- Hayduke's night march -- Hayduke and Smith at play -- Search and rescue on the job -- Doc and Bonnie go shopping -- Back to work -- The Kraken's arm -- Duologues -- Working on the railroad -- Rest and relaxation -- Saturday night in America -- The American logging industry : plans and problems -- Dr. Sarvis at home -- Strangers in the night -- Return to the scene of the crime -- Seldom Seen at home -- George and Bonnie carry on -- At the hidden splendor -- Escape of the depredator -- Rest stop -- Bridgework : prolegomena to the final chase -- On your feet : the chase begins -- Into the heat : the chase continues -- Land's end : one man left -- Edge of the maze : the chase concluded -- Epilogue: the new beginning -- [P.S. : insights, interviews & more]
Control code
ocm81979703
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 421, 26 p.
Isbn
9780061129766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)81979703
Label
The monkey wrench gang, Edward Abbey
Publication
Note
"First Perennial classics edition published 2000; reissued in Harper Perennial modern classics 2006"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Douglas Brinkley -- Prologue : the aftermath -- Origins I : A.K. Sarvis, M.D. -- Origins II : George W. Hayduke -- Origins III : Seldom Seen Smith -- Origins IV : Ms. B. Abbzug -- The wooden shoe conspiracy -- The raid at Comb Wash -- Hayduke's night march -- Hayduke and Smith at play -- Search and rescue on the job -- Doc and Bonnie go shopping -- Back to work -- The Kraken's arm -- Duologues -- Working on the railroad -- Rest and relaxation -- Saturday night in America -- The American logging industry : plans and problems -- Dr. Sarvis at home -- Strangers in the night -- Return to the scene of the crime -- Seldom Seen at home -- George and Bonnie carry on -- At the hidden splendor -- Escape of the depredator -- Rest stop -- Bridgework : prolegomena to the final chase -- On your feet : the chase begins -- Into the heat : the chase continues -- Land's end : one man left -- Edge of the maze : the chase concluded -- Epilogue: the new beginning -- [P.S. : insights, interviews & more]
Control code
ocm81979703
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 421, 26 p.
Isbn
9780061129766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)81979703

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