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Desert Solitaire Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 15 January 1990
  • ISBN : 9780671695880
  • Page : 269 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 31 voters

Desert Solitaire Book Summary/Review:

An account of the author's experiences, observations, and reflections as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah

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Desert Solitaire

Desert Solitaire
  • Author : Edward Abbey
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1990-01-15
  • ISBN : 9780671695880
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An account of the author's experiences, observations, and reflections as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah

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