The Monkey Wrench Gang

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Baker & Taylor, CATS, Nov 10, 2009 - 421 pages
Ex-Green Beret George Hayduke has returned from war to find his beloved southwestern desert threatened by industrial development. Joining with Bronx exile and feminist saboteur Bonnie Abzug, wilderness guide and outcast Mormon Seldom Seen Smith, and libertarian billboard torcher Doc Sarvis, M.D., Hayduke is ready to fight the power-taking on the strip miners, clear-cutters, and the highway, dam, and bridge builders who are threatening the natural habitat. The Monkey Wrench Gang is on the move-and peaceful coexistence be damned!

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I vaguely remember reading Abbey's novel when it first came out in the 1970s. Rereading it, it did not live up to expectations; there is something dated about the whole enterprise, from Abbey's ... Read full review

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Apparently, this is a book that many eco-activists use as there go to guide for stopping large, environmentally unfriendly projects, either public or private. I don't know how much of this type of ... Read full review

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