With Traven and Thoreau (??)
[Note: this book has been announced for many years now. I'd suggest you
not to hold your breath...]
This is a forthcoming book by Ken
Sanders, subtitled A narrative bibliography of Edward
Abbey. If you give Ken your email address you will be
notified when the book is published.
- His twenty-one published books on over one hundred
editions are herein extensively annotated. Each entry
includes commentary by Abbey and the author.
Additionally, hundreds of periodical appearances,
excerpts and anthologies, as well as introductions,
forewords, letters to the editor, and a host of other
rare Abbey ephemera are herein catalogued for the first
Interviews, video and audio tapes, calendars,
posters and postcards are all duly noted. The work
includes extensive writings from his unpublished
journals, as well as Abbey artwork and passages from
unpublished letters, and photographs, many published for
the first time.
In addition to Abbey artwork and photographs, the work
features a pictorial section containing virtually all of
his published books, along with rare ephemera such as the
rarely-seen Thunderbird Also included are a special essay
entitled "R. Crumb meets the Monkey Wrench Gang"
which details the story of how R. Crumb came to
illustrate The Monkey Wrench
Gang in 1985 and Abbey & Crumb Adventures on the
Colorado Plateau. Another essay describes Abbey's
adventures in River Solitaire, the ones he chose to leave
out of his essay.
For more information about this promising book, please contact
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