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




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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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Overview

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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  • ISBN-13: 9780805057911
  • ISBN-10: 0805057919
  • Publisher: Holt McDougal
  • Publish Date: August 1998
  • Page Count: 528
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds


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