Edward Abbey"Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) 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. Writer Larry McMurtry referred to Abbey as the 'Thoreau of the American West.'"
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Ed and Doug shared a close, complicated friendship, which Doug has written about extensively in large part to keep Ed's spirit and message alive.

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Desert Solitaire Revisited, by Doug Peacock (Éditions Gaillmeister, 2010)
Hayduke Lives On, by Kathy Montgomery (Arizona Highways, January 2012)
Notes from the Arroyo, by Doug Peacock from The Best of Edward Abbey (Sierra Club Books, 2005)
The World Needs an Ed Abbey Now, by Allen Jones (New West, 2005)


Chasing AbbeyChasing Abbey
by Doug Peacock, Outside, August 1997
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Desert Solitary, Audubon March/April 1998


Desert Solitary
by Doug Peacock, Audubon, March/April 1998
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Walking It Off, by Doug PeacockRead Doug's Book, Walking It Off


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