Edward Abbey

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Birthday
29, 1927
Birthplace
Indiana, PA
Death Date
Mar 14, 1989 (62)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1927
Birthplace
Indiana, PA
Death Date
Mar 14, 1989 (62)

About

Environmentalist writer and activist who published books and papers on the environment of the West.

Before Fame

He formed his environmentalist views while studying philosophy at the University of New Mexico, taking time in between his studies to explore the land.

Trivia

His best known work Desert Solitaire explored the consequences of human intrusion into the desert landscape of southeastern Utah.

Family Life

He was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania and his father was a farmer and a logger.

Associated With

Rachel Carson was another prominent American environmentalist.