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The Fools Progress: An Honest Novel Edward Abbey

The Fools Progress: An Honest Novel

Edward Abbey

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ISBN : 9780805009217
Hardcover
485 pages
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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 hisMoreWhen 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.