Black Sun

Black Sun

Abbey, Edward

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Date Published: 1971
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very good
ISBN: 0671208969
Book Id: 48464


159pp. Octavo [21 cm] in black cloth. A few short tears to lightly toned jacket; boards are crisp and unworn, spine lightly cocked; interior is unmarked.


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