The Monkey Wrench Gang

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 823 ratings

The Monkey Wrench Gang Publisher's Summary

Ex-Green Beret George Hayduke has returned from war to find his beloved southwestern desert threatened by industrial development. Joining with Bronx exile and feminist saboteur Bonnie Abzug, wilderness guide and outcast Mormon Seldom Seen Smith, and libertarian billboard torcher Doc Sarvis, M.D., Hayduke is ready to fight the power - taking on the strip miners, clear-cutters, and the highway, dam, and bridge builders who are threatening the natural habitat. The Monkey Wrench Gang is on the move - and peaceful coexistence be damned!

©1975 Edward Abbey, renewed 2003 by Clarke Abbey (P)2012 Tantor
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  • Book 1

    • The Monkey Wrench Gang

    • By: Edward Abbey
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 797
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 720
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 717

    Ex-Green Beret George Hayduke has returned from war to find his beloved southwestern desert threatened by industrial development. Joining with Bronx exile and feminist saboteur Bonnie Abzug, wilderness guide and outcast Mormon Seldom Seen Smith, and libertarian billboard torcher Doc Sarvis, M.D., Hayduke is ready to fight the power - taking on the strip miners, clear-cutters, and the highway, dam, and bridge builders who are threatening the natural habitat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A desert classic that will draw you in

    • By Mark on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 2

    • Hayduke Lives!

    • By: Edward Abbey
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    George Washington Hayduke III was last seen clinging to a rock face in the wilds of Utah as an armed posse hunted him down for his eco-radicalist crimes. Now he is back with a fiery need for vengeance. In this sequel to the enormously popular and entertaining The Monkey Wrench Gang, Hayduke teams up with his old pals Doc Sarvis, Seldom Seen Smith, and Bonnie Abbzug in a battle against the world's biggest earth-moving machine. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very good part 2!

    • By haner on 09-04-18

    Regular price: $17.49