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Desert Solitaire is certainly one of the all time best books  but the Monkey
Wrench Gang was almost too contrived.
I think the movie was supposed to be better.


Deb G.

>Or for more recreational reading with a radically conservative bend . . .
>Check out Edward Abbey's _The Monkey Wrench Gang_ (Never read, Heard rave
>reviews) and _Desert Solitaire_  (One of my favorites).

>Happy Reading,
>Jay

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> From: Lynn Setzer <hikester@ral.mindspring.com>
> To: a <at-l@saffron.hack.net>
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Favorite Books
> Date: Friday, December 13, 1996 11:11 AM
> 
> Here's a great book to read, own, give to somebody:
> 
> Beyond the 100th Meridian
> 
> It's by Wallace Stegner and is the story of Major John Wesley Powell and
> how, among other things, Powell summited Long's Peak, explored the Grand
> Canyon, surveyed much of the West and what it all meant to the folks back
in
> Washington, DC, in the days before really reliable reporting about what
was
> going on a half a continent away.
> 
> Anyone with conservation/environmental protection bent would enjoy it.
> 
> Lynn
> 
>
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