The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel, Edward Abbey
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The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel

Author: Edward Abbey

Narrator: Danny Campbell

Unabridged: 22 hr 45 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 06/12/2018

Genre: Fiction - Biographical

Synopsis

The Fool's Progress, the "fat masterpiece" as Edward Abbey labeled it, is his most important piece of writing: it reveals the complete Ed Abbey, from the green grass of his memory as a child in Appalachia to his approaching death in Tuscon at age sixty-two. When his third wife abandons him in Tucson, boozing, misanthropic anarchist Henry Holyoak Lightcap shoots his refrigerator and sets off in a battered pick-up truck for his ancestral home in West Virginia. Accompanied only by his dying dog and his memories, the irascible warhorse (a stand-in for the "real" Abbey) begins a bizarre cross-country odyssey—determined to make peace with his past—and to wage one last war against the ravages of "progress."

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