Desert Solitaire Summary
Edward Abbey

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Desert Solitaire Summary

Edward Abbey spends a six-month season in the Arches National Monument near Moab, Utah, working as a temporary park ranger. He is the only ranger at the park, which he prefers. Solitude agrees with Abbey, as does the oftentimes very silent desert.

An intense lover of nature, Abbey writes about the flora and fauna in a lyrical way. He knows all the names of the plants and animals, and much of...

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