Black Sun.

Abbey, Edward.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Date Published: 1971
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0671208969
Book Id: 10170


159pp. Octavo [21 cm] Black cloth. Very good/Very good. Short gift inscription on the front free endsheet. Jacket is price clipped.


Inscribed by the author on the title page. The author's fourth novel. A fictional account of the author's time spent as a fire lookout on the North rim of the Grand Canyon. Abbey blends both the dying of his wife in a New Jersey hospital, and one Carol Turner, who disappeared into Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, into this bittersweet love story. Abbey himself proclaimed this to be his favorite of his books (I don't believe him) and Utah author Terry Tempest Williams once claimed that her grandmother, in a private audience, stated the same.

By This Author: Abbey, Edward.
By This Publisher: Simon and Schuster