Blog posts tagged with 'big rock candy mountain'

All the Wild That Remains
Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire resides on many an environmentalist’s bookshelf and Wallace Stegner is to many Westerners a hallowed name. However, David Gessner worries that Abbey’s dog-eared paperback may have collected its own desert of dust, and that most of us are long overdue for a trip to Big Rock Candy Mountain. In his dual biography of the writers, All the Wild That Remains, Gessner lays out why “Wallace Stegner and Edward Abbey, far from being regional or outdated, have never been more relevant.