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The best of Edward Abbey

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Published by Sierra Club Books in San Francisco .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Edward Abbey with his own illustrations ; foreword by Doug Peacock.
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LC ClassificationsPS3551.B2 A6 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 433 p. :
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3422430M
ISBN 101578051215
LC Control Number2005044070


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