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The brave cowboy : an old tale in a new time, Edward Abbey

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The brave cowboy : an old tale in a new time
Title
The brave cowboy
Title remainder
an old tale in a new time
Statement of responsibility
Edward Abbey
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A loner who refuses to accept the tyranny of life in the twentieth century heads for Mexico when his stubborn adherence to the values of the Old West makes him intolerable to modern-day forces of law and order
  • "From acclaimed author and literary genius Edward Abbey comes this classic novel that inspired the motion picture Lonely Are The Brave--a stirring and unforgettable tribute to the American hero and the American West. It follows Jack Burns, a loner at odds with modern civilization. He rides a feisty chestnut mare across the New West--a once beautiful land now smothered beneath airstrips and superhighways. An "anarchist cowboy," he lives by a personal code of ethics that sets him on a collision course with the keepers of law and order. After a prison breakout plan goes awry, he finds himself and his horse, Whisky, pursued across the desert towards the mountains that lead to Mexico, and to freedom. With local law enforcement, the feds, and the military on their tails, the cowboy and his horse race towards their destiny."--Publisher website
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TOH
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3501.B21
LC item number
B73 2016
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Harper Perennial modern classics
The brave cowboy : an old tale in a new time, Edward Abbey
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The brave cowboy : an old tale in a new time, Edward Abbey
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Ballad of the brave cowboy -- pt. 1 The cowboy -- pt. 2 The prisoner -- pt. 3 The sheriff -- pt. 4 The stranger
Control code
ocn936359320
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
First Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, first edition.
Extent
xviii, 332 pages
Isbn
9780062429964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)936359320

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